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Law Library of Congress Event: Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence

The Law Library of Congress presents The Frederick R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence: "Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questions and Speculations" presented by Dr. Joseph Raz. The lecture is free and open … Continue reading

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Law Library of Congress Event: "The Supreme Court and Free Speech" Sept. 16 Lecture by Slate's Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick of Slate Magazine will deliver a lecture titled "The Supreme Court and Free Speech" at the Library of Congress at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. The event will be held in Madison Hall, located on the ground … Continue reading

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Effort to Repeal DOMA in Congress Gains Bipartisan Support

Early on Friday morning, it was announced that the legislative effort in Congress to repeal the discriminatory and unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is now a bipartisan affair. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) became the first Republican cosponsor of the … Continue reading

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Congress Passes Short-term FAA Funding Extension

Earlier today the House passed a bill that would extend FAA funding at current levels through January 31, 2012. See Seung Min Kim, House OKs Stopgap FAA Funding, Politico, Sept. 13, 2011 (available here). The current funding extension is set… … Continue reading

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Congress Likely to Extend FAA Funding through January 31, 2012

The House Rules Committee posted another continuing resolution that would extend the FAA's project funding (and the FAA's authority to collect the ticket taxes that fund aviation infrastructure improvement) through January 31, 2012. Read more detail on Recent Aviation Law … Continue reading

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