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Supreme Court Avoids Broad Ruling on Free Speech in Credit Card Case

April 1, 2017
By Cortelyou Kenney, Amy Kapczynski

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the manner in which a New York law prohibits merchants from imposing credit card surcharges amounts to a regulation of their speech.

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The Booming Market for Apocalyptic Literature

March 27, 2017
By Andrew Udelsman

Few so accurately predicted the era of “alternative facts” than Orwell, who had this to say: “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

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Prospective Injunctions Under FOIA

March 9, 2017
By Yurij Melynk

Even for its strongest advocates and those who regularly exercise the rights it grants, the Freedom of Information Act is often reduced to its most-invoked provision: the obligation of federal agencies to produce specific records in response to requests.

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The President and the Press: A Very Dangerous Precedent?

February 21, 2017
By Regina Wang

Several news outlets have spoken out about President Trump for calling on only conservative and conservative leaning news outlets in three joint news conferences with foreign leaders over the last few weeks.

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