Tag Archives: Governments

Court Refuses to Shed Light on Government’s Attempt to Break Facebook Messenger Encryption

On February 11, a federal court in Fresno denied a motion to unseal that I had filed last November along with the ACLU, the ACLU of Northern California, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. (My original blog post about the case … Continue reading

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U.S. Government’s Fake Universities Net F-1 Foreign Students, Recruiters

For some time now, the U.S. has been on the lookout for students who enroll in graduate programs solely for the purpose of obtaining additional CPT (Curricular Practical Training), particularly when they do not “win” the H-1B  lottery. Indeed, USCIS … Continue reading

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Argument analysis: Are there limits to the government’s power to detain immigrants without a hearing?

Jennifer Chacon on SCOTUSBlog recaps the arguments in the Supreme Court in Nielsen v. Preap, an immigrant detention case. Among other things. Professor Chacon sees Chief Justice Roberts as possibly looking for a middle ground that limits the U.S. government's… … Continue reading

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A Sliver of Hope for the Government’s Remaining NSR Enforcement Cases?

Earlier this month, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals granted something of a reprieve to EPA’s New Source Review enforcement initiative.  The Court first confirmed what everyone other than EPA and DOJ already knew – that failure to get a … Continue reading

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Should Local Governments Have Greater Autonomy from State Governments?

Glenn Reynolds, Splitsylvania: State Secession and What to do About it?, available at SSRN.Richard Schragger, The Attack on American Cities, 96 Tex. L. Rev. 1163 (2018). Ilya Somin Recent years have seen extensive focus on legal and political conflicts between states and the … Continue reading

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