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What is a Constitutional Right? by Professor Robert Leider

The word “right” may describe different kinds of legal relationships.  Nowhere has the nature of rights become more confused than in the debate over the Second Amendment’s scope. On Friday, November 2, the First Circuit released its opinion in Gould v O’Leary, No. 17-2202, which upheld Boston and Brookline’s denial of licenses to carry firearms… Continue reading What is a Constitutional Right? by Professor Robert Leider

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Waiving Administrative Deference, by Jamie Durling & E. Garrett West

Litigants in our adversarial system must raise their best arguments or the court will find that the argument has been “waived” (or more precisely, “forfeited”). But what should courts do if an agency or a private party fails to raise Chevron deference during litigation about the lawfulness of agency action? In a forthcoming essay in… Continue reading Waiving Administrative Deference, by Jamie Durling & E. Garrett West

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Briefly 2.2 – The Opioid Crisis – Part I

https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/the-opioid-crisis-part-i This week on Briefly we discuss the ways the law can and does address the Opioid Crisis. The Crisis has claimed myriad lives and devastated communities and families across America. This show will be part of a two-part episode. In Part I we discuss local government responses to the crisis and focus on drug… Continue reading Briefly 2.2 – The Opioid Crisis – Part I