by Jim Thompson
On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied a stay of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, preserving power plant carbon emissions regulations even as states mount challenges to the rule, report Brent Kendall and Amy Harder at The Wall Street Journal.
The Editors at the Corporate Crime Reporter highlight the work of Public Justice Chairman Arthur Bryant to hold Remington accountable for selling a popular firearm with a dangerous defect.
In The Global Legal Post, ACS Board member Reuben Guttman examines the spectacle of the presidential election and notes that “the next president will have the ability to make appointments tipping the balance of the judiciary including the Supreme Court.”
The Maryland House of Delegates overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a measure that would allow former felons to vote upon being released prison as opposed to after the completion of probation or parole, says Pamela Wood at The Baltimore Sun.
In The Washington Monthly, Nick Warshaw, president emeritus of the UCLA Law Student Chapter and an ACS Next Generation Leader, writes about a way to counter the corrosive effects Super PACs are having on our elections.