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Kenneth M. Davidson
Rethinking Restrictions on Voting Rights

Judge Richard Posner has publicly thought better of one of his earlier controversial rulings on the constitutionality of an Indiana voter ID law. This reset should encourage other courts not to rely on Judge Posner’s opinion, but rather to look at each voting restriction and evaluate its constitutionality on the basis of prior constitutional decisions and the facts presented in each case that challenges restrictions in a voting law.

Good People, Bad Laws

If you expect the worst from people, they'll often oblige.

Reality Be Damned

The improbable journey of a theory that helped wreck the economy.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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