December 17, 2021 10:15 am

Happy Saturnalia!

Continuing a Volokh Conspiracy tradition of marking the occasion of this ancient Roman holiday.

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December 17, 2021 10:11 am

Dominion Voting Libel Suit Against Fox News Can Go Forward

“Dominion’s well-pleaded allegations, however, support the reasonable inference that Fox’s reporting was not accurate or dispassionate.”

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December 17, 2021 9:15 am

A Crime Victims’ Rights Act Challenge to the Boeing 737 MAX Crashes Deferred Prosecution Agreement

My filings yesterday on behalf of the fifteen families who lost loved ones in the Boeing 737 MAX crashes explains why the Justice Department could not keep victims’ families in the dark when it negotiated its immunity deal with Boeing.

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December 17, 2021 9:00 am

Low-Income Condo Residents Say D.C.’s Demand That They Pay for Restoring Historic Balconies Will Force Them Out of Their Homes

The $1.5 million that it would cost to fully replace balconies at the historic Kenesaw apartment building could end up tripling the condo fees of some low-income residents.

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December 17, 2021 8:36 am

We the People Podcast on Court Reform

Tara Leigh Grove and I discuss our work as commissioners on the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States and various proposals for reforming the Supreme Court on the latest edition of the We the People podcast. We the People is a production of the National Constitution Center and hosted by the…

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December 17, 2021 6:41 am

The Study That Convinced the CDC To Support Mask Mandates in Schools Is Junk Science

Plus: Julian Assange faces extradition, the GOP is paying Donald Trump’s legal expenses, and more…

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December 17, 2021 6:01 am

Netflix’s “Better Than Us”: Great Show, Lousy Subtitle Translation

My wife and I have been much enjoying Netflix’s Better Than Us, a Russian import about near-future robots. (We’ve watched the first nine episodes, which is to say a bit more than half of the first season.) The topic has been covered before, of course, but it’s all in the execution, and the execution here generally…

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December 17, 2021 5:01 am

Sex Testing in Elite Sport

It’s still all about testosterone.

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December 17, 2021 5:00 am

Why Are So Many Prominent Journalists Abandoning Journalism?

We seem to be entering a new era of yellow journalism, in which ad hominem attacks and conspiracy-mongering are more valued than truth and accuracy.

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December 17, 2021 4:00 am

What Will ‘Build Back Better’ Buy? Inflation.

Deficit spending and debt are out of control, and dragging down the purchasing power of the dollar.

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