Faculty in the News

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The Regulatory Review November 21, 2020

Reforming Federal Income Tax

Prof. Calvin H. Johnson lent his expertise to The Regulatory Review for an article discussing federal income taxes and the alteration of wealth taxes.
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Texas Standard November 12, 2020

Texas Standard For November 12, 2020

Prof. Randall Erben joined the Texas Standard to discuss how most of the recent justices on the Texas Supreme Court were appointed, rather than elected by voters.
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Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette November 12, 2020

Near deadline, TikTok deal in limbo

Prof. Robert Chesney was quoted in a Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette article regarding TikTok and the Trump Administration's deadline.
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Reason November 20, 2020

Amicus Brief in the Congressional Apportionment Case Currently Before the Supreme Court

Professor Ilya Somin of George Mason University penned an op-ed for Reason summarizing and explaining the amicus brief he recently co-filed with Prof. Sanford Levinson. The brief explains why they believe the Trump administration's efforts to exclude undocumented immigrants from the apportionment count for allocating seats in the House of Representatives goes against the text and original meaning of the Constitution.
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The Harvard Gazette November 16, 2020

Giving the Constitution a grade of C

Prof. Sanford Levinson, along with his wife Cynthia Levinson, were interviewed by The Harvard Gazette about their recently published graphic novel, “Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel."