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Over 70 percent of young adults believe the Supreme Court is motivated by politics, not law
Aubrey Neal

AIN Update

A recent poll conducted by Quinnipiac University found that 71 percent
of young Americans, ages 18 to 34, believe that the Supreme Court is
“mainly motivated by politics.”…

FRA Withdraws Locomotive Staffing Rule, Preempts States
Nick Zaiac

Rules that mandate a two-person minimum staff for
freight locomotives have been a hot topic in state legislatures this year. Nine
states currently regulate crew sizes for certain trains, including…

, National Review
Don’t ‘Reclassify’ Contractors as Employees
C. Jarrett Dieterle

“Is this worker an employee, or just a contractor?”

It’s a seemingly simple question, but it has stark ramifications under American labor law — and some claim that the so-called gig economy is…

5G: National Security Concerns, Intellectual Property Issues, and the Impact on Competition and Innovation Submitted Statement of Charles Duan
Charles Duan

Chairman Graham, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for holding this hearing on 5G, national security, intellectual property, and the impact on competition and…

, American Banker
Give Fannie, Freddie the same capital standards as everybody else
Alex J. Pollock

Taking up a key issue in housing finance reform, one within his control as the new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Mark Calabria told a conference recently that Fannie Mae and…

, The Washington Examiner
Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act
William Murray

The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the…

Reviewed Work: “A Randomized Trial of E-Cigarettes versus Nicotine-Replacement Therapy”
Carrie Wade

Author:
Peter Hajek et al.

Reviewed
by: Carrie Wade

While
both Public Health England and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering
and Medicine acknowledge that completely switching from…

Jim Baker: Going Dark
Media Coverage

From The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg:

Jim Baker ran the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review at the Justice Department both before and after 9/11 – the office responsible for handling…

Free-market spectrum policy and the C Band
Media Coverage

From The Technology Liberation Front:

As Joe Kane explained in a white paper, the FCC and telecom companies are exploring various ways of accomplishing that.

Prof. Dan Lyons and Roslyn…

, Gizmodo
New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve Candidates’ Cybersecurity
Media Coverage

From Gizmodo:

“Right now, no one is providing substantive cybersecurity help to campaigns and campaign finance restrictions reduce the incentive for campaigns to seek help,” said Paul…