Tag Archives: Eugene

[Eugene Volokh] Connecticut AG Opinion on Repealing Religious Exemption from Vaccination Rules

From Conn. AG Op. No. 2019-01, issued May 6 and just uploaded onto Westlaw: Dear Majority Leader Ritter: I am writing in response to your request for a formal legal opinion from the Office of the Attorney General (the "Office") … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] "Trolling for Copyright Claims Against Online Hosts"

A very interesting post by Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen), who is a leading expert on this sort of thing; much worth reading, if you're interested on the use and abuse of copyright claims online. Read more detail on Recent … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Race and Partnership Rates at Large Law Firms

Heather Mac Donald writes about this at the City Journal. The most striking data is on the average grade breakdown of incoming associates by race (which stems from what appear to be quite aggressive racial preferences in hiring), which comes … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] First Amendment Challenge to L.A.'s Requirement That Contractors Disclose Ties to NRA

You can see the story about the lawsuit, together with a link to the complaint, at Courthouse News Service; here's my analysis from when the ordinance was enacted (in February), which I still think is correct: The ordinance states, Each [contract] Awarding Authority … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Beyond the First Amendment: Anti-Libel Injunctions and Prosecutorial Discretion

[I'm continuing to serialize my forthcoming Penn Law Review article on Anti-Libel Injunctions.] I've argued that criminal contempt prosecutions for violating anti-libel injunctions are similar to criminal libel prosecutions. But they are missing one important feature of most prosecutions—the normal … Continue reading

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