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Foreign Servers No Longer Safe From Justice Department Snooping, Trade War With China Heats Up, Kremlin Says Trump Has Requested White House Summit With Putin: Reason Roundup

The Justice Department’s digital reach now extends worldwide, thanks to the CLOUD Act. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has been quick to flex its new authority since President Trump signed the “CLOUD Act” into law in late March. On Friday, DOJ asked the Supreme Court …

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Trump Nominates a Toady for the Department of Veterans Affairs: New at Reason

Donald Trump has many regrettable qualities, writes Steve Chapman, but seldom do they come together in such perfect concert as in his nomination of Dr. Ronny Jackson for secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. If you work for Trump, you have a choice: You …

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New Computer Crime Law Casebook Edition

West recently published the fourth edition of my Computer Crime Law casebook. The first edition came out in 2006, followed by the second edition in 2009 and the third edition in 2013. This field moves really quickly, and the pace of change seems to be …

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Brickbat: Dummy

Five schools in Boulder, Colorado, were placed on lock down after someone reported seeing a student carrying a gun case into a high school. It turned out to be a color guard member carrying a dummy rifle. Continue Reading....

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Trump Nominates a Toady for the Department of Veterans Affairs

Donald Trump has many regrettable qualities, but seldom do they come together in such perfect concert as in his nomination of Dr. Ronny Jackson for secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. If you work for Trump, you have a choice: You can be a …

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The ‘Weaker’ Sex

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How the Free-Range Kids Movement Is Helping Parents Embrace Their Libertarian Side

In signing the Free-Range Kids Bill, Utah just became the first state to explicitly recognize the right of parents to raise their kids without the threat of government intervention. Imagine that: it will no longer be considered negligent to let your kid walk to school, …

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Brickbats

For Christmas, 14-year-old Niamh Baldwin shaved her hair off and donated it to the Little Princess Trust, which makes wigs for young girls with cancer. But when she returned to school after winter break, officials at Mounts Bay Academy in the U.K. said her shaved …

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From the Archives

20 YEARS AGO April 1998 “The president has what is popularly known as a zipper problem.” VIRGINIA POSTREL”License to Grill” “If cigarette ads are a bad influence on kids, that is something for parents and other concerned adults to counter with information and exhortation. They …

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Rep. Joe Kennedy III Is Sad that Pot Legalization Will Restrict Cops and Prosecutors

Dan Savage of The Stranger has flagged this awful interview of Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.), one of those Kennedys and widely believed to be a big, big star for the Democrats in the years and decades to come. Suffice it to say that rarely …

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