Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The Union, March 18, 2018
“Merely requiring clinics to post a notice informing women of the availability of free or low-cost reproductive health services does not violate the First Amendment,” he said. … “The new law simply ensures that clinics expose their patients to accurate information about the existence of state programs.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Courthouse News Service, March 16, 2018
Chemerinsky, who also found the apparent partisanship concerning, said, “We should be evaluating their conduct on the bench, not on the party of the governor that appointed them. The question is, is this person performing well?”
Ian Haney López cited by Mail & Guardian, March 15, 2018
Dog whistling politics, and by this we mean “expressing racially loaded ideas in coded terms”, as … Ian Haney Lopez explains it, has become part of the armoury of conservative politicians in Australia since Howard’s time.
Alan Auerbach quoted by Fortune.com, March 15, 2018
“We exported a financial crisis to the rest of the world, and they sent us their money,” says UC–Berkeley economist Alan Auerbach.
Mark Gergen quoted by ABC News, March 14, 2018
“Their ability to collect liquidated damages is only as good as their ability to enforce it,” explained Mark Gergen. … “And any effort to get damages for a breach of the agreement could really expose [Trump and Cohen] to some very embarrassing discovery and cross-examination.”
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.
Alan Auerbach quoted by Bloomberg BNA, March 13, 2018
“Legislators somehow feel that NOL recovery is sort of an inappropriate gift, whereas it really is a way of cushioning the effects of cyclical income,” he said, calling the provision a “money grab.” “Tightening the rules—getting rid of the loss carrybacks, allowing only 80 percent offset against taxable income in the future—I think that is not good for cyclical industries.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by NBC News, March 13, 2018
Said Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the law school at the University of California, Berkeley, “In one sense, this is federalism turned on its head from what we have seen through much of our history.”
Ethan Elkind quoted by WIRED, March 13, 2018
“It’s a feedback loop,” says Ethan Elkind. … “We’ve made it very hard across the country to build in existing urban neighborhoods, which have been shown repeatedly to have lower carbon emission per capita…and we’re subsidizing people living out in sprawling, more vulnerable areas outside cities.”
Holly Doremus quoted by California Magazine, March 13, 2018
“Since the 19th Century, water law historically has been left to the states—the federal government typically has been deferential, and that includes the rights of western states to appropriate water, even from federal land.”