October 4, 2023 6:30 am

Bring It On

Plus: War with cartels, France-level union activity, and more…

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October 4, 2023 6:08 am

Is It Unamicable to Reject the Argument of a Friendly Amicus Brief?

The Solicitor General rejects an academic argument offered in defense of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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October 4, 2023 4:00 am

Can an Unconstitutional Law Force You To Sell Your Home to a Private Investor?

A zombie law, thrown out in court, continues to wreak havoc because it’s referenced in a contract.


October 4, 2023 3:00 am

California State Guidelines Discourage Schools From Offering Advanced Middle School Math 

“California is promoting an approach to math instruction that’s likely to reduce opportunities for disadvantaged students,” writes math professor Brian Conrad.

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October 4, 2023 1:00 am

Brickbat: Still Waiting

Massachusetts has 184,000 people on a waiting list for the state’s 41,500 subsidized apartments. But an investigation by WBUR and ProPublica found nearly 2,300 of those state-funded apartments are vacant. Almost 1,800 of the apartments have been vacant for more than 60 days. And about 730 units have been empty for at least a year.…


October 3, 2023 9:01 pm

Defenders of the Florida and Texas Social Media Laws Contradict Themselves

If Facebook et al. are pushing a “radical leftist narrative,” why don’t they have a constitutional right to do that?

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October 3, 2023 2:22 pm

Solicitation of Crime and “Things of Value” (Plus a Mother-of-the-Year Candidate)

State v. Valdiglesias Lavalle, decided Thursday by the Washington Supreme Court (in a unanimous opinion written by Justice Sheryl Gordon McCloud), involved Washington’s criminal solicitation law, which makes it a crime to, with intent to promote or facilitate the commission of a crime, … offer[] to give or give[] money or other thing of value…

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October 3, 2023 1:56 pm

Can a Marylander be the Senator from California?

Why Article I’s residence requirement applies to appointees.

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October 3, 2023 12:10 pm

California’s Housing Crisis Looms Over the State’s GOP Convention

Away from the speeches of the party’s presidential candidates, the Republican Huntington Beach city attorney talked up his efforts to thwart state zoning reforms.

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October 3, 2023 11:10 am

A Raise for Auto Workers May Imperil Biden’s Electric Vehicle Ambitions

The president voiced support for the union’s goals on the picket line but companies are already struggling to build fuel-efficient cars that Biden wants to prioritize.

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October 3, 2023 10:17 am

Thomas Massie: ‘The Next Speaker Is Going To Go Back to the Old Testament’

The libertarian-adjacent Kentucky congressman says he’s against the effort to depose Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

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October 3, 2023 9:05 am

New Net Neutrality Rules Could Threaten Popular Services

FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel has initiated a new rulemaking that would enact what are largely the same net neutrality rules tried back in 2016.

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October 3, 2023 6:30 am

The IRS Sprang a Leak

Plus: Donald Trump’s creative accounting, those sneaky vegans, brain drain, and more…

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