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Permanent Campaign or Permanent Censorship?

Richard Pildes has an interesting post over at the Election Law Blog, discussing Michael Ignatieff’s take on the “circumvention” of election campaign spending limits by the Conservative Party of Canada in their “permanent campaign” which, Prof. 710 more words

Constitutional Law

Special Morning Confusion: U.S. Fails to Support Carbon Pricing at U.N. Climate Summit

At Tuesday’s U.N. Climate summit, President Obama spoke of the United States and China, as the world’s two “biggest emitters” of carbon dioxide, as nations that “have to lead” the world on climate change action. 307 more words


Is Corruption Destroying American Democracy? Zephyr Teachout's Corruption in America

Fordham University Law Professor Zephyr Teachout earned a place of distinction among anticorruption activists for making the fight against corruption the centerpiece of her spirited campaign to oust the incumbent in New York’s September 9 gubernatorial primary (as well as a good deal of attention on this blog, click… 771 more words


U.S. seeks up to 16 months in prison for Dinesh D\'Souza | Reuters

The CONservatives are SO avid about “law and order,” throw the malefactors in prison and throw away the key.” That’s their bad-ass, “tough on crime” rhetoric. 49 more words


Democracy for All

In light of the Senate’s debate on a “Democracy for All” constitutional amendment, I feel obliged to share, once again, my feelings on the issue of campaign finance. 887 more words


Picking My Pocket

I remember receiving an unsolicited letter offering me a chance to become a “Bush Ranger”. The letter gushed at all the benefits that would come later including chances to meet with the hopeful Presidential candidate. 604 more words