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Mullins on Deontic Detachment & the Social Facts Thesis

Rob Mullins (The University of Queensland – T.C. Beirne School of Law) has posted Legal Positivism and Deontic Detachment (Ratio Juris, 2018, 31(1)) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: I consider a puzzle that arises when the logical principle known as ‘deontic … Continue reading

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And Then They Came For Me…

Enough outrage has been expressed individually and in print. Legislators agree that the practice of separating families at the border is horrendous but did not agree on legislation to stop it. Reports of the sounds of children's wails are heart-wrenching…. … Continue reading

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Out of the DOJ Ashes Rises the FTC Phoenix: How to Enhance Antitrust Enforcement by Eliminating an Antitrust Enforcement Agency

Darren Bush, Houston Law has a controversial idea, Out of the DOJ Ashes Rises the FTC Phoenix: How to Enhance Antitrust Enforcement by Eliminating an Antitrust Enforcement Agency. ABSTRACT: Congress passed the Federal Trade Commission Act in 1914, displeased with… … Continue reading

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Parents Arrested for Locking Daughter in Cage so They Could Sleep

The mother and father of an 18-year-old girl are facing charges after allegations that they locked their daughter inside of a cage in an unsanitary environment. Richmond residents Tito and Shannon Felix are the parents of an 18-year-old daughter who … Continue reading

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To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Property Taxes?

Property taxes represent a major source of revenue for states and localities. In fiscal year 2015, the latest year of data available, 31.1 percent of total U.S. state and local tax collections came from property taxes, more than any other … Continue reading

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