Ambushes and unprovoked attacks: Assaults on our nation’s law enforcement officers


Report:
Ambushes and Unprovoked Attacks: Assaults on
Our Nation’s Law Enforcement Officers
Federal Bureau of Investigation,
Criminal Justice Information Systems Division

Comments Off on Ambushes and unprovoked attacks: Assaults on our nation’s law enforcement officers

Filed under Current Events

Renewed great power competition: Implications for defense


Report:
Renewed Great Power Competition:
Implications for Defense — Issues for Congress
Ronald O’Rourke,
Specialist in Naval Affairs

Comments Off on Renewed great power competition: Implications for defense

Filed under Current Events

Limits on freedom of expression


Report:
Limits on Freedom of Expression
Argentina • Brazil • Canada • China • France • Germany • Israel • Japan
Netherlands • New Zealand • Sweden • Ukraine • United Kingdom
Law Library, U.S. Library of Congress

Comments Off on Limits on freedom of expression

Filed under Current Events

National emergency powers


Report:
National Emergency Powers
L. Elaine Halchin,
Specialist in American National Government

Comments Off on National emergency powers

Filed under Current Events

Examining regulatory frameworks for digital currencies and blockchain


Testimony:
Examining Regulatory Frameworks for
Digital Currencies and Blockchain
Rebecca M. Nelson,
Specialist in International Trade and Finance

Comments Off on Examining regulatory frameworks for digital currencies and blockchain

Filed under Current Events

Nursing Homes: Improved oversight needed to better protect residents from abuse


Testimony:
NURSING HOMES:
Improved Oversight Needed to Better Protect Residents from Abuse
John E. Dicken, Director, Health Care
Government Accountability Office

Comments Off on Nursing Homes: Improved oversight needed to better protect residents from abuse

Filed under Current Events

“Exigent circumstances” Fourth Amendment exception allows for warrentless blood testing of unconscious drivers


Opinion:
GERALD P. MITCHELL
v.
WISCONSIN

Comments Off on “Exigent circumstances” Fourth Amendment exception allows for warrentless blood testing of unconscious drivers

Filed under Current Events

Laws authorizing new sentences for convicts resting only on facts found by a preponderance of the evidence violate the Fifth and Sixth Amendments


Opinion:
UNITED STATES
v.
ANDRE RALPH HAYMOND

Comments Off on Laws authorizing new sentences for convicts resting only on facts found by a preponderance of the evidence violate the Fifth and Sixth Amendments

Filed under Current Events

State durational-residency requirements for retail license applicants violate the Commerce Clause


Opinion:
TENNESSEE WINE AND SPIRITS
RETAILERS ASSOCIATION
v.
RUSSELL F. THOMAS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE
TENNESSEE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMMISSION, ET AL.

Comments Off on State durational-residency requirements for retail license applicants violate the Commerce Clause

Filed under Current Events

Residual clause of federal firearms law that defines “crime of violence” and attaches a mandatory minimum sentence is void for vagueness


Opinion:
UNITED STATES
v.
MAURICE LAMONT DAVIS AND
ANDRE LEVON GLOVER

Comments Off on Residual clause of federal firearms law that defines “crime of violence” and attaches a mandatory minimum sentence is void for vagueness

Filed under Current Events