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Popular Information 11203 implied HN points 31 Jan 24
  1. Congressman Chip Roy is urging Texas to ignore the Supreme Court due to a specific ruling he opposes
  2. Major law firms and corporations are financially supporting Roy's re-election campaign
  3. Other Republican politicians like Oklahoma Governor Stitt and Congressman Higgins have also challenged the authority of the Supreme Court
The View from Rural Missouri by Jess Piper 2567 implied HN points 27 Feb 24
  1. In Missouri, pregnant women are not allowed to finalize a divorce - a law in place since 1973.
  2. The reasoning behind the law is seen by some as a way to delay final custody decisions until after the birth, but it is controversial.
  3. Efforts are being made by Democratic Missouri State Representative Ashley Aune to change this law, highlighting broader tensions around women's rights in the state.
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Lucian Truscott Newsletter 3419 implied HN points 08 Feb 24
  1. The Supreme Court is debating the 14th Amendment and its application to disqualify individuals from office.
  2. The argument of whether the 14th Amendment is self-actuating faced skepticism and challenges during the court proceedings.
  3. There is uncertainty on how the Supreme Court will rule regarding the interpretation of the 14th Amendment and its implications for future cases.
Erin In The Morning 4343 implied HN points 19 Jan 24
  1. Utah is advancing a bill to ban transgender individuals from using certain public bathrooms with penalties of up to six months in jail.
  2. The bill would also end all legal recognition for transgender people in the state.
  3. Similar legislation in other states could potentially impact the freedom of movement for transgender individuals across the country.
The Glinner Update 2338 implied HN points 05 Feb 24
  1. Children in unregulated online chatrooms are exposed to harmful advice and behavior regarding gender issues.
  2. Institutions like the NHS and Environment Agency are altering policies to be more gender-neutral under the influence of organizations like Stonewall.
  3. Instances of individuals facing consequences for expressing views on gender identity and discrimination, including bans from events and investigations by legal authorities.
All in Her Head by Jessica Valenti 6230 implied HN points 29 Oct 23
  1. The Overton Window has shifted dramatically, making once unthinkable actions now seem commonplace.
  2. Anti-abortion activists are using legal loopholes like 'anti-trafficking' to restrict pregnant people's ability to leave states for abortion services.
  3. Republicans are swiftly implementing laws to limit women's rights, from abortion restrictions to trapping individuals in certain states.
Alexander News Network -Dr. Paul Elias Alexander's substack 2358 implied HN points 23 Jan 24
  1. A federal judge in Canada ruled the government's use of the Emergencies Act during the trucker convoy in Ottawa was unlawful
  2. The judge stated that freezing bank accounts and other measures were unconstitutional
  3. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to appeal the ruling
Common Sense with Bari Weiss 2119 implied HN points 27 Jan 24
  1. There is a spreading concern about the moral decline within American universities due to instances of antisemitism and ideological indoctrination.
  2. Many states are reevaluating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives on college campuses through legislation and policy changes.
  3. There is a debate about the nature of DEI ideology, with some viewing it as an illiberal force prioritizing identity over ideas, while others argue about its Marxist influences and impact on societal values.
lawrence’s Substack 36 HN points 13 May 24
  1. The Tesla board attempted to 'ratify' Musk's 2018 options package instead of granting a new one due to legal challenges and potential losses for the company.
  2. Creating a new stock options grant for Musk would lead to massive expenses for Tesla and put the company in financial jeopardy.
  3. Musk does not want a new package as the prospects for Tesla's stock price growth have diminished, making a new reward less appealing, and also resulting in potential tax issues for him.
Today's Edition Newsletter 9552 implied HN points 10 Jun 23
  1. The indictment against Trump is powerful, with evidence that will be hard for him to dispute.
  2. Judge Aileen Cannon will likely preside over the trial, despite concerns about her impartiality.
  3. Prosecutor Jack Smith is confident in securing a conviction, even with Judge Cannon on the case.
The View from Rural Missouri by Jess Piper 1254 implied HN points 25 Jan 24
  1. Many women and girls in Missouri are forced to bear children resulting from rape due to the state's abortion ban.
  2. The legal system often fails rape victims, leading to their perpetrators not facing consequences.
  3. Anti-abortion stances restricting access to abortion post-rape can be seen as state-sanctioned rape and mandated pregnancy.
Bet On It 674 implied HN points 12 Feb 24
  1. Nayib Bukele's policies in El Salvador have significantly reduced the murder rate, but come at a cost of widespread jailing and lack of fair trials.
  2. The debate on Bukele's justice system involves utilitarian calculations which weigh saving lives against infringing on rights, highlighting moral pluralism.
  3. The emphasis on the importance of trials in a justice system is viewed primarily from an epistemic standpoint, weighing the trade-offs of accuracy and potential errors.
A Lawyer Writes 648 implied HN points 08 Jan 24
  1. Police and politicians are calling for actions regarding the Post Office scandal, but major steps are unlikely until a public inquiry is completed.
  2. The justice secretary is exploring ways to exonerate sub-postmasters who were wrongly convicted during the Horizon IT scandal.
  3. The Criminal Cases Review Commission is offering help to individuals affected by the faulty convictions, encouraging them to seek justice.
Striking 13 1277 implied HN points 27 Oct 23
  1. The government is quietly making significant changes to immigration, prisons, and drug laws without proper scrutiny or transparency, leading to severe consequences.
  2. The use of statutory instruments by the government allows ministers to create laws on the spot, bypassing normal parliamentary debates and scrutiny processes.
  3. The lack of accountability and assessment in passing new laws through statutory instruments is creating a functional and democratic problem, hindering understanding of impacts and consequences.
Matt Ehret's Insights 412 implied HN points 30 Jan 24
  1. Former MP Randy Hillier discusses the unconstitutionality of the Emergencies Act in a recent Canadian Patriot Podcast.
  2. The Federal Court ruling on Jan 26 declared the Trudeau-Freeland Emergencies Act as unconstitutional, impacting Canadians and sparking discussions on a COVID crimes inquiry.
  3. Resources provided for becoming an informed organizer on related topics like history, documentaries, and critical analysis.
David Friedman’s Substack 179 implied HN points 12 Mar 24
  1. In our legal system, the idea of rule of law versus lawfare hinges on whether prosecution depends on the severity of crimes and quality of evidence or on personal agendas of law enforcers.
  2. Civil cases such as the one involving Trump being sued for inflated property values show how legal actions can have significant financial consequences, even without direct harm.
  3. Charges against Trump related to election interference bring up the debate of what actions should be considered criminal in the political realm and the potential threats to the democratic system.
Original Jurisdiction 216 implied HN points 04 Feb 24
  1. Elon Musk's $56 billion pay package was ruined by lawyers, led by Greg Varallo, Jeroen van Kwawegen, and David Tejtel.
  2. Litigation boutiques like Lehotsky Keller Cohn are achieving significant wins in cases like FedEx's punitive damages.
  3. ChatGPT's suggestion of non-existent legal cases highlights the need for caution when using AI in legal research.
Thinking about... 198 implied HN points 07 Feb 24
  1. The Supreme Court is considering Trump's disqualification based on an insurrection and violation of oath.
  2. Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment sets qualifications for presidential office, including not being an oath-breaking insurrectionist.
  3. Choosing between law and fear is highlighted in the context of enforcing constitutional principles like Section 3.
Holly’s Newsletter 1572 implied HN points 16 Apr 23
  1. Proposed Florida law for death penalty for child sex crimes may have unintended consequences like removing incentives for perpetrators to keep victims alive.
  2. Trauma reactions to child sexual abuse are complex and reporting may be deterred due to consequences for families and communities.
  3. Suggests life without parole as fitting punishment for these crimes, highlighting the need to consider the complexity and unintended outcomes of changing laws around child sexual abuse.
Glenn’s Substack 1513 implied HN points 02 Jun 23
  1. The Supreme Court's decision in New York Times v. Sullivan constitutionalized the law of libel.
  2. The case highlighted the importance of the 'actual malice' standard in libel cases, requiring proof of knowledge of falsity or reckless disregard for truth.
  3. The Sullivan case had a significant impact by protecting the press from libel suits, but also raised concerns about media responsibility and trust over time.
imperfect offerings 219 implied HN points 17 Jan 24
  1. AI industry co-opts the term 'learning' to justify its innovations and obscure responsibilities
  2. There is a call for an AI rights movement, drawing parallels with animal rights that may oversimplify complex ethical issues
  3. Human rights are at risk when powerful corporations prioritize their interests over accountability and regulation in the development and deployment of AI technology
Not On Your Team, But Always Fair 963 implied HN points 13 Jul 23
  1. Marxism is not a religion, but post-Enlightenment progressivism ('Wokery') can be considered as one.
  2. The growth of the human-and-cultural capital class, along with technological evolution, has led to a shift towards jobs less grounded in physical reality, especially in entertainment, media, and education.
  3. Post-Enlightenment Progressivism (
Glenn’s Substack 943 implied HN points 12 May 23
  1. The author reflects on taking a break after the semester
  2. The author mentions grading exams for Constitutional Law and Law of Outer Space
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