Tag Archives: Governments

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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The Government’s Review of the Copyright Act and the Copyright Board – What’s at Stake? ALSO Presentation May 5 2018

I had the pleasure of speaking at the conclusion of the above event by a worthy origination – Artists’ Legal Services Ottawa (ALSO) – while the audience listened politely and was contemplating the outdoor patio reception across the street on one of the first nice days of … Continue reading

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The Government’s Ability to Recoup Tax Preparation Fees

Tax preparers can grow their businesses in a short period of time by filing fraudulent tax returns.  As word spreads about the size of the refunds these preparers are able to secure for their clients, the preparers pick up new … Continue reading

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