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Conflicting Tax Provisions in Colorado Constitution Remain Unresolved

The Colorado Constitution sets a fixed ratio between real property taxes collected from assessments on residential properties and real property taxes collected from assessments on commercial property. For this to happen, the legislature must adjust rates each year as assessments … Continue reading

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The Limits of Motherhood — and the Constitution

Cody Miyler is a fellow with an abundance of gall. After being dismissed as police chief of East Galesburg, Ill., Miyler sued the town of 900, claiming a violation of his constitutional due process rights. Apparently East Galesburg has an … Continue reading

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The Constitution of Knowledge

The Constitution of Knowledge,” by Jonathan Rauch in National Affairs:  “America has faced many challenges to its political culture, but this is the first time we have seen a national-level epistemic attack: a systematic attack, emanating from the very highest … Continue reading

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Gienapp’s The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era

From the blurb for Jonathan Gienapp, The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era (Belknap Press, Oct. 2018): Americans widely believe that the United States Constitution was created when it was drafted in 1787 and ratified in … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution

The Boston College Law School, with support from the Institute for Liberal Arts, is hosting a conference titled “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution” May 16-17, 2019. From the call, this theme addresses: “Recent constitutional scholarship reveals renewed interest in how unwritten … Continue reading

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