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Santa Alexandra?

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Boom or bubble?

Check out this fascinating report by Michael P. Regan (hat tip: Drudge) about the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), the world’s best-performing stock market. Here is an excerpt: “Jamaican stocks have surged almost 300 percent [over the past five years], more … Continue reading

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Introduction to my Domestic Constitutional Violence paper

Happy Friday! Below are the first two paragraphs of my latest paper “Domestic Constitutional Violence,” which is now available here via SSRN (the footnotes are below the fold): “We often associate violence with extra-legal behavior[1] or with the dark side of … Continue reading

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States of perpetual emergency

According Ryan Struyk (via CNN), “the US has been in a perpetual state of declared national emergency for four decades, and the country is currently under 31 concurrent states of emergency ….” Do these multiple cries of alarm sound familiar?

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Feliz cumpleaños, Don Quijote

What’s up, doc? The first edition of Book One of Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote (El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha), the first modern novel according to Harold Bloom, was published on this day in 1605 in Madrid.

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Domestic Constitutional Violence

Update (1/17): The paper is now posted on SSRN. That is the title of my most recent scholarly paper, which I am currently in the process of editing and which will be published in a symposium issue of the Arkansas … Continue reading

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Democracy (Twitter edition)

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