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Publish or Be Damned

A troubling controversy is emerging about the decision of a couple of federal adjudicative tribunals, those charged with social security and refugee appeals, to refuse to publish all of their decisions. Those who regularly represent clients in these appeals are complaining. There is no general rule even that all judicial decisions be published. In courts […] Read more

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Conseil d’État — Comedians Have no God-Given Right to Engage in Hate Speech

Much ink has been spilled over the Conseil d’État’s decision yesterday to maintain a ban on a performance by comedian Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala. M’Bala M’Bala is said to be anti-semitic and is highly controversial. Concerned about public safety, a municipal official in Nantes issued an order banning M’Bala’s planned a performance last night. On an […] Read more