Anti-SOPA Movement Picks Up Steam, With Assist from Laurence Tribe

By: Monday December 12, 2011 11:50 am

After a weekend of strategizing, organizers working against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) plan a mass campaign of action to stop advancement of the bill, which will get a markup in the House Judiciary Committee this Thursday. They got support today from Laurence Tribe, who says the bill creates an unconstitutional prior restraint on internet speech.

 

Treasury Department Officially Shuts Down Constitutional Option

By: Friday July 8, 2011 1:30 pm

It was fun while it lasted, though I never thought this Administration would try anything so risky. And indeed, today the Treasury Department’s General Counsel, George Madison, via an email to the New York Times, says that they have no ability to issue debt if Congress doesn’t increase the debt limit.

Former Obama Counselor Tribe: Bradley Manning’s Treatment Unconstitutional

By: Monday April 11, 2011 6:07 am

In Charlie Savage’s story from last year on the sidelining of Laurence Tribe as head of an “Access to Justice” program at the Department of Justice, he reported that Tribe originally believed he would serve as counselor for “rule of law” issues in Obama’s Administration.

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