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Notice & Comment


Introduction On October 16, the U.S. Supreme Court the Court will hear argument in Kansas v. Garcia, Dkt. No. 17-834. [1]  The Kansas Supreme Court opinion is reported at 306 Kan. 1113, 401 P.3d 588 (2017).  The case involves the preemptive effect of a portion of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Pub. […]
In response to mass shootings across the country, several politicians, including President Trump, have called for increased gun-control measures. House Democrats had already passed some gun control bills before the mass shootings, and Speaker Pelosi has urged the Senate to consider the legislation. To encourage immediate action, Speaker Pelosi recently wrote a letter to President […]
Then-Judge Scalia penned one of the D.C. Circuit’s great sentences: “This case, involving legal requirements for the content and labeling of meat products such as frankfurters, affords a rare opportunity to explore simultaneously both parts of Bismarck’s aphorism that ‘No man should see how laws or sausages are made.'” That sentence came to mind today […]
In an earlier post in this series, two of us (Cortland and Tani) described how the notice-and-comment process has entered the arsenal of a range of groups and organizers, many seeking to challenge the policies of the current administration. We made the case by highlighting grassroots efforts to explain to the public what notice-and-comment is and how to participate […]

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