April 18, 2024 12:32 pm

Laws Requiring Social Media Firms to Host Content they Prefer to Exclude Violate the Takings Clause

Ethan Blevins of the Pacific Legal Foundation explains why. I myself have made similar arguments.

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April 17, 2024 12:34 pm

Adult Entertainment Group Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Age-Verification Law

“Profound irreparable harm flows from the Act’s chilling of adults’ access to protected sexual expression,” the filing reads.

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April 17, 2024 11:14 am

Video of Federalist Society Executive Branch Review Conference Panel on “Law and Order on the Border”

I participated, along with former Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, and former DHS official Sohan Dasgupta.

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April 17, 2024 7:37 am

Report: Flyers Urging Illegals To Vote For Biden Found In Left-Wing Group’s Office In Mexico

The Heritage Foundation told The Federalist their team obtained the flyer ‘on-site inside the office’ of Resource Center Matamoros.

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April 12, 2024 5:00 pm

Texas, my oh my

We here at TPOL completely skipped it last month, as we remembered the 188th anniversary of the Fall of the Alamo in 1836. Yes, a 200-year-old flag. See below for its story! Meanwhile read on about why we remember that … Continue reading

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April 10, 2024 4:28 am

What A Viral Voting Claim Got Wrong And Why Americans Are Still Right To Be Concerned

The data doesn’t say what the social media firestorm assumed, but those who reacted to the viral claim are right to be concerned about lax requirements for proving citizenship.

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April 8, 2024 4:15 am

Department of Transportation Lacks the Authority to Require States to Set Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets for Highways

A district court concludes that the Department of Transportation lacks the authority to force states to try and reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with highway use.

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April 5, 2024 10:00 am

Meet ‘Literally Anybody Else,’ the Presidential Candidate That 2024 Demands

The 35-year-old Texan formerly known as Dustin Ebey voted for Gary Johnson in 2016 and says the national debt is America’s biggest problem.

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April 3, 2024 7:45 am

Why Palantir Cofounder Joe Lonsdale Left California for Texas

The entrepreneur, who founded the Cicero Institute to fix government and the University of Austin to fix higher education, wanted space to flourish.

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April 3, 2024 12:25 am

Four Years Later, Conservative Voters Haven’t Forgotten How Covid Tyrants Acted In Crisis

Republicans’ long memory for totalitarianism is much more visible on the local level where candidates try to erase their Covid-era behavior.

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April 2, 2024 1:43 pm

Texas Takes Intellectually Disabled Inmate Off Death Row

Randall Mays, who has an IQ of 63, was resentenced to life without parole.

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April 1, 2024 2:24 pm

Christopher Yoo on Regulating Social Media Platforms as “Common Carriers”

The Univ. of Pennsylvania legal scholar makes the most thorough critique yet of this approach to justifying regulations that bar social media firms from engaging in most types of content moderation.

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April 1, 2024 10:25 am

Judge Quashes Felony Murder Charges Against Former Houston Cop Whose Lies Led to a Deadly 2019 Drug Raid

Gerald Goines’ lawyers argued that the indictment did not adequately specify the underlying felony of tampering with a government document.

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April 1, 2024 10:10 am

Federal Judge Orders Release Of Illegal Border Crossers Who Stormed Texas National Guard

Acosta justified the decision by blaming the local District Attorney’s office for failing to adequately prepare for detention hearings.

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