Anti-SOPA Movement Picks Up Steam, With Assist from Laurence Tribe

By: Monday December 12, 2011 9:35 am

This is a big week for the coalition of Web giants, activists and trans-partisan activists working to block Internet censorship legislation that could result in the wholesale takedown of user-generated websites. After a weekend of strategizing, organizers working against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) plan a mass campaign of action to stop advancement of [...]

Treasury Department Officially Shuts Down Constitutional Option

By: Friday July 8, 2011 11:35 am

It was fun while it lasted, though I never thought this Administration would try anything so risky. And indeed, today the Treasury Department’s General Counsel, George Madison, via an email to the New York Times, says that they have no ability to issue debt if Congress doesn’t increase the debt limit. This ends speculation that [...]

The Tribe Has Spoken – Laurence Tribe Dismisses Constitutional Option on the Debt Limit

By: Friday July 8, 2011 7:35 am

As the noise level rose about the so-called “Constitutional option” for the debt limit, the invocation of the 14th Amendment, Section 4, it has turned into a partisan football. In the Senate, Republicans prepared a resolution affirming the Constitutionality of the debt limit, even while one of their colleagues, Sen. Chuck Grassley, a member of [...]

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