If, as I have said, the things already listed were all we had had to contribute, America would have made no distinctive and unique gift to mankind. But there has been also the American dream, that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement. It is a difficult dream for the European upper classes to interpret adequately, and too many of us ourselves have grown weary and mistrustful of it.
At the Cato Institute website, Ilya Shapiro analyzes the US Supreme Court’s recent decision in Matal v. Tam, which involved a challenge to the US Patent and Trademark Office’s denial of a trademark registration to the Asian-American rock band called The Slants because the name is “disparaging”:
At the Connolly Gallagher blog, our friend and former colleague Tim Holly analyzes HB 1, which has been signed into law and which goes into effect later this year:
This case summary was prepared by Harrison Krupnick.