Alan Auerbach quoted by The Sacramento Bee, March 13, 2018
“The tax increases we’re talking about are so ridiculously high that you can’t assume there wouldn’t be significant behavioral responses – people earning less income or leaving the state,” said Alan Auerbach.
Erwin Chemerinsky writes for Daily Journal (registration required), March 13, 2018
Ultimately, underlying this dispute are very different views about immigration and about the scope of federal power. The greatest irony is in seeing a very conservative president championing federal power and progressives picking up the mantle of state’s rights.
Anne Joseph O’Connell quoted by Outside Online, March 12, 2018
Another issue is that Sheehan’s and Smith’s deputy positions were created by Zinke and not Congress, which, according to … Anne Joseph O’Connell, “could raise both statutory and constitutional issues.”
Olga Mack writes for Above the Law, March 12, 2018
Ultimately, the future of blockchain is now. Although blockchain has been dismissed as a fleeting trend or mere hype, the lawyers who put in the work now will reap the benefits of their blockchain expertise in the coming years of disruption.
Ethan Elkind quoted by CNBC, March 12, 2018
“Regardless of what this business plan said, the political and funding reality was that they don’t really have enough money to build what they want to do — certainly not statewide,” said Ethan Elkind.
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The Washington Post, March 12, 2018
Some scholars have noted that one reason current college students are ambivalent, sometimes even hostile, to the idea of free speech is that they were a generation raised to recognize that bullying is wrong. They equate hurtful speech to bullying, said Erwin Chemerinsky.
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The Recorder, March 12, 2018
“We have the opportunity to be a leader in research and training on the crucial issues of judicial independence and judicial integrity,” said Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky. “In Judge Jeremy Fogel, we truly have the ideal person to lead the institute.”
David Schraub writes for Forward, March 11, 2018
The repeated bungles by state officials in implementing the newly enacted state anti-BDS laws indicates a particularly compelling reason why Jewish organizations should think twice before pushing them: These laws have to be enforced by state bureaucrats. And state bureaucrats aren’t always the most reliable of public functionaries.
Erwin Chemerinsky article quoted by The Sacramento Bee, March 9, 2018
Erwin Chemerinsky wrote that replacing Kennedy with a judge in the same mold as Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s nomination for the seat vacated by Antonin Scalia’s death, would “create the most conservative court that there has been since the mid-1930s.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The Sacramento Bee, March 9, 2018
“Historically, national power has been on the side of civil rights, and states’ rights has been equated with regressive policies, racist policies,” said Erwin Chemerinsky. … “That’s the irony.”