Presidential power or “police state”: Trump relies on discredited 1950 case to defend Executive Order

At the heart of the legal battle over the President’s Executive Order banning refugees from Syria and individuals from seven…

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How to organize against Trump

In the last 24 hours I have been approached by three very different kinds of people and asked, “ok, what…

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The common link between Steve Bannon and the alt-right – the “socialism of fools”

There is growing concern about the attention being given to far right organizations in the wake of the election of…

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Marquette University’s troubling report on faculty blogger

[Cross posted at Eric Goldman’s Technology and Marketing Law Blog.] At the heart of an important and deeply troubling faculty…

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Don’t blame Bernie – of course the banks can be broken up

In a recent interview, a very confused New York Daily News reporter continually mixed up the Treasury Department and the…

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Chinese state cracks down on Berkeley labor education effort

A major blow to the idea that there can be engagement with the Chinese state unions as described in the…

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A Fall 2016 seminar on “global tectonics” – call for papers

The theme will be the application of law to the problems created by what I call “global tectonics.” I intend…

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Faculty free speech victory at Chicago State – my guest post on Eric Goldman’s blog

My guest post on an important court victory for faculty free speech can be found here.  

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Putin dances to the tune of fictitious capital

Today’s Financial Times has a front page story on the newest stage of the Russian crisis. Putin’s Russia is being…

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In victory for women’s rights, California agency blocks anti-choice effort at two universities

In a clear affirmation of the longstanding right of women and girls in California to choose whether or not to…

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