John Barton first provoked me to take this issue seriously six years ago when he presented a paper entitled “The Impact of Intensified Nuclear Safeguards on Civil Liberties” at a conference sponsored by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. I am more a disciple than a critic of the Barton approach, but he and I have both changed our thinking in a number of significant ways since that conference.
In an effort to remedy the financial distress Michigan cities faced after the 2007 recession, the Michigan state legislature passed 2012 Public Act 436 ("PA 436"), the "Local Financial Stability and Choice Act." Under PA 436, state-appointed emergency managers act
Voting rights advocates should explore section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act as a vehicle to combat voter intimidation.
This article argues Allyene signals a shift in the availability of constitutional challenges in cases where sentencing factors are particularly important.
An evidentiary privilege to protect workers' confidential communications from disclosure in federal and state court proceedings would support unions.