Month: August 2011

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To APSA!

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On August 30, 2011

Off early tomorrow morning to the American Political Science Association conference in Seattle.  May post a bit, but am far more likely to tweet APSA related material.  Recollect that we have an LGM

As will become even clearer over time as I continue to write here, I can be pretty obsessive about things. One of those things is museums. Museums really affect me in strong ways–I often either love or hate what I see and get riled up about it. Yesterday, I visited Springfield Armory National Historic Site […]

The Right to Record

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On August 30, 2011
The strong opinion by 1CA holding that police officers who prevent people from recording them in public are acting in violation of the First Amendment is obviously good news. It also seems to imply pretty clearly that laws attempting to ban the practice would be held unconstitutional if the issue had been before the court. […]

On Alan Kreuger

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On August 29, 2011
Obviously, it’s encouraging that the new chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers  is the kind of economist for whom empirical evidence trumps models. Brad Plumer does us a very useful service by looking more broadly at his academic work. Share
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