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Confusing Ability with Intent: Why the NRA Should Not have Joined Forces With the ACLU(2)

September 18, 2013

The recent controversy concerning alleged “unconstitutional” National Security Agency (NSA) collection of vast telephone “metadata”—records already collected by private sector telecommunications companies that identify what phone numbers were connected with what other phone numbers along with when the calls occurred and how long they lasted—has sadly been driven by misinformation, misunderstanding, and ignorance of both […]

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Why I want Michael Mann’s Emails

By Dr. David Schnare, PhD (Publisher’s Note: Dr. Schnare is the lead attorney in the UVA-Mann email case.) Recently, Nature Magazine published an editorial suggesting that “access to personal correspondence is a freedom too far” and that Michael Mann, whom they favorably compare to Galileo, should have his emails, written and received while he was […]

Search Warrant Served on Student Newsroom Violates Federal Law

The search warrant served on the JMU Breeze in the aftermath of JMU’s riot violated the the Federal Privacy Protection Act.

Memo to the General Assembly: Tell Them You Mean Business!!

The regulatory and legal environment businesses operate in determines, in large part, if jobs are created. Here are two reforms that, if taken together, would make plaintiffs (and trial lawyers) think twice about filing frivolous lawsuits, saving the taxpayers money by cutting down on litigation and create even greater incentive for investment in the Old Dominion.

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