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  • The New Politics of New Property and the Regulatory Takings Clause

    Christopher Serkin—The politics of property is being turned on its head. Nowhere is that more evident than at the intersection of public power and private rights. That intersection—defined in part by the Takings Clause[1]—has a conventional political valence. Liberals and progressives favor broad regulatory power.[2] Conservatives and libertarians favor strong protection for private property.[3] Those […]READ MORE

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  • Value Hypocrisy and Policy Sincerity: A Food Law Case Study

    Joshua Ulan Galperin—In the spring of 2017, the United States Senate considered a bill that would significantly change healthcare policy in the country.[1] This began in 2009 and 2010 when Democrats in Congress and from President Obama’s White House crafted the Affordable Care Act.[2] That process was the subject of criticism for its lack of […]READ FULL ARTICLE

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  • “What Kind of a Mad Prosecutor” Brought Us This White Collar Case

    Ellen S. Podgor—Throughout history, there has been a long line of cases where prosecutors have attempted to stretch statutes to cover conduct that they consider criminal.[1] Clearly, prosecutors have enormous discretion to pick and choose whom to charge, what to charge,[2] when to charge,[3] and whether to proceed against individuals or entities.[4] Likewise, prosecutors decide […]READ FULL ARTICLE

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  • Fewer Hands, More Mercy: A Plea For a Better Federal Clemency System

    Mark Osler—There is a broad consensus in the United States that we incarcerate too many people for non-violent narcotics crimes.[1] One way to address that issue, at least within the federal system, is through the use of federal clemency.[2] While President Obama used the Pardon Power in a significant way to grant commutations to 1,715 […]READ FULL ARTICLE

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