Posted on: July 4, 2017

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.

Tag: Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: June 26, 2017

At Truth on the Market, Alden Abbott summarizes the recent US Supreme Court decision in Murr v. Wisconsin:

Tag: Administrative Law, Commerce, Constitutional Law, Law & Economics, Real Estate / Real Property
Posted on: June 25, 2017

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”:

Tag: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property
Posted on: June 23, 2017

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:

Tag: Labor and Employment, Legislation
Posted on: June 13, 2017

In an article for the StarTribune, Edward J. Cleary, chief judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals and author of Beyond the Burning Cross, discusses the US Supreme Court’s landmark free speech opinion in R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul.

Tag: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Legal History, Legal Theory