Tag Archives: Policy

Tax policy colloquium, week 12: Day Manoli's "The Effects of EITC Correspondence Audits on Low-Income Earners"

Today at the colloquium, Day Manoli presented the above-named paper, which can't be posted yet for IRS clearance reasons. But it promises to be of considerable interest when it comes out. It looks at the data around IRS documentation requests … Continue reading

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The Cyberlaw Podcast: Why France Understands China’s Policy Better Than the Rest of Us

Our News Roundup is hip deep in China stories. The inconclusive EU-China summit gives Matthew Heiman and me a chance to explain why France understands—and hates—China’s geopolitical trade strategy more than most. Maury Shenk notes that the Pentagon’s reported plan … Continue reading

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Considering the strong policy of including all public employees within the ambit of the Taylor Law, authority to designate certain employees managerial or confidential is to be read narrowly

For the purposes of Article 14 of the Civil Service Law, the Taylor Law, the term "public employee" means any person holding a position by appointment or employment in the service of a public employer except:[1] judges and justices of … Continue reading

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Join EFF and Help Guide Our International Policy Work

Do you want to help defend civil liberties around the world? Are you an expert in copyright, intermediary liability, and European lawmaking? A rare opportunity to help guide EFF in those arenas is now available—we're hiring an International Policy Director. EFF … Continue reading

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The Paris District Court Invalidates 38 Clauses of Google+ Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

It has been rough weather for Google in France. Three weeks after the French ‎Data Protection Authority imposed a record fine against Google for non-compliance with the GDPR, the Paris District Court (“Tribunal de Grande Instance”) invalidated 38 clauses of … Continue reading

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