March 17, 2022 6:30 am

30 Percent of Americans Still Oppose Same-Sex Marriage 

Plus: Research says neuroscience studies are largely unreliable, Elizabeth Warren’s new antitrust bill, and more…

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March 17, 2022 4:00 am

Today in Supreme Court History: March 17, 1777

3/17/1777: Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney’s birthday.

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March 17, 2022 3:00 am

Time To Close the Car Snitch Loophole

When you plug your phone into your car to listen to your favorite band or podcast, you give police a way to rummage around in your personal data without a warrant.

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March 17, 2022 1:00 am

Brickbat: Who’s Your Daddy?

New York lawmakers are considering a bill that would bar universities in the state, including private ones, from giving special consideration to the children of alumni in admissions. State Sen. Andrew Gounardes (D–Brooklyn) said such legacy admissions discriminate against low-income and first-generation students.

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March 16, 2022 8:46 pm

Fifth Circuit Stays Erroneous District Court Injunction Against Social Cost of Carbon Estimates

In a brief per curiam opinion, the Fifth Circuit concludes the plaintiff states lack standing to press their claims.

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March 16, 2022 2:38 pm

Missouri S. Ct. Strikes Down Requirement That Defense Lawyers Inform Sexual Assault Victims of Certain Matters

Such a requirement violates the First Amendment’s protection against compelled speech, the court held, and can’t be justified as a regulation of professional conduct.

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March 16, 2022 2:30 pm

‘Grow Up’: Yale Law School Students Interrupt Event, Demand Right To Talk Over Speakers

“FedSoc’s decision to lend legitimacy to this hate group…profoundly undermined our community’s values of equity and inclusivity.”

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March 16, 2022 2:15 pm

We Can’t Fund COVID Treatments for the Uninsured Because We Spent Trillions of COVID Aid on Wasteful Garbage

Congress used the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to throw money around in ways that would be comedic if the results weren’t so tragic.

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March 16, 2022 1:44 pm

The Decomposition of Cuba’s Communist Regime

Martha Bueno’s organization, People 4 Cuba, smuggles food and medicine directly into the hands of suffering Cubans to help undermine an oppressive dictatorship.

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March 16, 2022 12:20 pm

Tackling Mass Incarceration Requires More Than Freeing Nonviolent Drug Offenders

A new report emphasizes that the U.S. would still have a very high incarceration rate even if all drug war prisoners were released.

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