Categorized Public

That Day Hacker News Generated 19K Page Views

Constitutional + Government + Media + Practice + Public + Tech

Reflections on GitHub for Lawyers climbing into the top-ten on Hacker News and sending 19,000 page views to this site.

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The Jurisdiction of Climate Change

Constitutional + Environment + International + Public

Rising sea levels will alter our coastlines – and they will just as certainly change the jurisdictional landscape.

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Correcting an Amicus Brief

Constitutional + First Amendment + Government + Litigation + Public

Correcting the summary of a research article I authored that was cited to the United States Supreme Court in a brief submitted by amici curiae.

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On Legal Education

Arts + Education + Media + Public

Learning is a literal changing of the mind, and we can’t go back. What implication for lawyers, for whom few mysteries of society remain?

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Gravity & Antigravity

Economics + Government + Public + Tax

An intriguing exploration of trends in public unionism across the 20th and 21st centuries, and why some jurisdictions respond to economic fluctuations contrary to general expectation.

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The One Fund

Public + Tax

Notes on the fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims.

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Public Unions & Democracy

Economics + Education + Government + Litigation + Practice + Public

A case study on public unions, public finance and education policy set in Rhode Island during the 2008 fiscal crisis.

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Federal Growth

Economics + Government + Public

Per capita and in constant dollars, we’ve seen a doubling of the Fed’s wealth in the last 50 years.

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Public Office

Government + International + Public

Thoughts on public service from a dinner with Felipe Calderón.

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Recessionary Decline in Creation

Arts + Copyright + Government + Media + Public

The recession affected copyright filings like it affected the open market, dropping very roughly 50% from peak to trough between 2007 and 2009.

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