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[Josh Blackman] Understanding the New Obamacare Decision, Texas v. United States: Part I

[A guest-post by Prof. Josh Blackman (South Texas College of Law), a noted expert on Obamacare-related litigation. -EV]Recently a federal district court found that the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional. The reaction was swift and brutal. One prominent law professor … Continue reading

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Why is this Acceptable? 2017 and 2018 Romaine E. coli Outbreaks in the United States and Canada

Total Sick – 350Hospitalized – 162Kidney Failure – 31Deaths – 7 In 2017 in Canada, a total, of 42 cases of E. coli O157 illness were reported in five eastern provinces: Ontario (8), Quebec (15), New Brunswick (5), Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Extricating the United States from Yemen: Lessons on the Strategic Perils of Partnered Operations

Editor’s Note: The war in Yemen has gone from bad to worse, and pressure is mounting for the United States to cut its support for Saudi Arabia's failed intervention in the country. But the lessons from this disastrous experience go … Continue reading

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EEOC to United Airlines: Conduct outside the workplace can create harassment in the workplace

A case involving “revenge porn” photos of a flight attendant published online by a pilot for the same airline promises to illuminate an employer’s duty to take affirmative measures to protect employees against sexual harassment in the workplace. According to … Continue reading

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United States fully reimposes secondary sanctions on Iran

On November 5, the United States reimposed the final tranche of sanctions on Iran, which had been lifted pursuant to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) in 2016. The vast majority of these sanctions are “secondary sanctions,” being those … Continue reading

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