Judicial

Constitutional protections for staff investigating CIA

Does the Constitution protect congressional staff caught in the crossfire when Congress investigates the Executive Branch?  The short answer is yes − depending on the circumstances. 

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The consumer interest in patent pools

Aggressive litigation by patent trolls earned them notoriety over the past few years.  At last, bills with a chance of protecting consumers and the economy from unrestrained patent trolling are moving through Congress (...

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Federal funding needed for rape kit reform

The discovery of each trove of untested kits is shocking to the public, concerning to survivors of sexual violence, disappointing to victim advocates, and humbling for law enforcement.

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Let the music play

The strong evidence of the immense market power of large music copyright holders makes it absurd to claim that market rates would be the fair result of negotiations between "willing buyers and willing sellers."

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Online gambling ban benefits criminals

The Fraternal Order of the Police is committed to improving the working conditions of law enforcement officers and the safety of those we serve through education, legislation, information, community involvement, and employee representation. No...

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