- Michael Carvin testimony defends Citizens United and criticizes DOJ's attacks on Texas over redistricting; meanwhile, no one in the media is covering the fact that DOJ's litigation against South Carolina was politically motivated, brought over the objections of liberal career staff. [Senate Judiciary Committee; Adams]
- SCOTUSblog symposium on the Fisher case.
- Our vulnerable embassies. [City Journal; Steyn]
- Did the NCAA exceed its powers to shake down Penn State for tens of millions of dollars? [Little]
- Is the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States an agency beyond judicial review? [Elwood @ Volokh]
- "If At First You Don't Succeed As A Patent Troll, Just Sue Again" [TechDirt]
- "Ambassador's murder fuels calls for hate-speech bans" [OL link round-up]
- Calls for a new Glass-Steagall are political posturing and misguided. [Wallach]
- A small number of studies report positive results for childhood early intervention programs; most do not. [Murray]
- "Obama skirts rule of law to reward pals, punish foes" [Barone]
- Epstein on the Obama DNC speech. [Epstein]
Around the web, September 16
- Unique Texas class action law scuttles $0 shareholder derivative settlement
- Around the web, September 5
- Around the web, September 4
- Cert grant in The Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles
- More on the Daye diversity study
- Bogus "diversity study"
- The soft bigotry of low expectations
- CPSC attempting to ban "Buckyballs"
- Around the web, July 27
- Lawyers and law firms contribute heavily to the presidential campaign
- Labor unions spend four times as much as previously thought on politics
- What's at Stake in 2012: The Supreme Court
- Is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau truly independent?
- Some Supreme Court roundups
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