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With the Equality Act, Congressional Democrats Want To Redefine ‘Sex’ To Include Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation – Reason.com

Conservative activists and others are trotting out all the old bogeymen in service of riling up the opposition. Evangelical entertainer Pat Robertson said it would lead to the "judgment of God on this nation" and the Lord "vomit[ing] us out." … Continue reading

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Witnesses make the business case for diversity at congressional hearing

By Amanda Maine, J.D.The House Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion held a hearing to examine the economic benefits that result from the implementation of robust implementation of diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies at corporations and firms. The hearing was bipartisan … Continue reading

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Congressional Administration of Foreign Affairs

From the abstract for Rebecca Ingber, Congressional Administration of Foreign Affairs, Virginia Law Review, Vol. 106, Forthcoming: Longstanding debates over the allocation of foreign affairs power between Congress and the President have reached a stalemate. Wherever the formal line between … Continue reading

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Copyright Alliance: “Ask Your Congressional Representatives to Support the Creation of a Small Claims Court!”

From the Copyright Alliance: On May 1, H.R. 2426 and S. 1273, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (CASE Act) of 2019 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Chairman of the Democratic … Continue reading

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CRS Report: Congressional Participation in Litigation: Article III and Legislative Standing

From the summary of Congressional Participation in Litigation: Article III and Legislative Standing (R45636, Mar. 26, 2019): Houses, committees, and Members of Congress periodically seek to initiate or participate in litigation to, among other purposes, advance their legislative objectives, argue … Continue reading

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