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Update: arrested DACA recipient still detained following court hearing

Just as a quick update, at a hearing on Friday a federal court judge declined to release an arrested DACA recipient.  Rather than taking formal action itself the court requested that the matter be referred to an immigration court for a bail hearing to be held within seven days. 140 more words


Skip The Whereases

My father taught me something wise. “When you hear somebody say ‘blah blah blah but such-and-such,’ the word ‘but’ is a signal. Everything before the ‘but’ is preamble, which you can safely ignore. 256 more words


DACA concerns continue after arrest of DACA beneficiary.

Anxiety about the fate of DACA and individuals subject to its protections continue to fester despite the fact that the Trump administration has not made any official move to rescinded DACA. 365 more words

Higher Education

A Motion is not a Law

Last year the Canadian Government passed a motion that condemned the BDS movement.  This motion didn’t make it illegal for the United Church of Canada, Quakers, organizations, university students and human rights activists and ordinary people like your Aunt Mabel who boycott  Israeli companies like SodaStream because they operate (or used to?) in illegal settlements on what is supposed to be Palestinian land. 613 more words


Of Religion, Why I Don't Have Children, and People

“Simple Man”

What have I always believed? That on the whole, and by and large, if a man lived properly, not according to what any priests said, but according to what seemed decent and honest inside, then it would, at the end, more or less, turn out all right.” 1,079 more words

Oxford Policy Fellowship


Can we #DrainTheTSA? I write in response to an article about a $100 million cocaine ring, which included at least two TSA agents.

Now, as a libertarian, I do believe cocaine should be legal; it should be transported as cargo, just the same as many other products. 141 more words


Courtroom Live Streaming Finally Goes Big League

My latest for Lawyerist on how the recent federal appeals court decision not to reinstate President Trump’s controversial travel ban was also a historic step for the use of technology to increase courtroom access and transparency: 7 more words