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January 7, 2020
Organization Tracks Lawsuits Challenging Colleges’ Sexual Misconduct Policies
FIRE’s Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker is a searchable database of Title IX litigation.
FIRE
December 27, 2019
Legal Challenge to Campus Speech Codes Settled
University of Michigan Eliminates Its "Bias Response Teams"
Education
September 13, 2019
More Colleges Are Adopting Free-Speech ‘Chicago Principles’
The Report of the Committee on Freedom of Expression was composed by the University of Chicago to set a standard for protecting freedom of speech.
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Climate Change
February 13, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: New Study Outlines Fallacies of So-Called ‘Sustainable’ Investments
‘Fiduciaries have a moral obligation — and, in some cases, a legal obligation — to avoid sustainable investment practices’
FIRE
August 13, 2018
CFPB Lawsuits Could Create ‘Circuit Split’
Two cases challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may require the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve conflicts between earlier decisions reached by judges in lower courts.
FIRE
July 12, 2018
Federal Reserve Proposes Banking Rule Reform
The Federal Reserve and Trump administration agencies will solicit public comments on a proposed change to the Volcker Rule, a provision of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, commonly referred to as “Dodd-Frank.”

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FIRE
December 3, 2017
By Andrea Dillon
The U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee approved a bill to prevent government agencies from using regulatory actions to force out business owners working in disfavored industries such as adult entertainment and firearm sales.
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September 7, 2017
By S.M. Chavey
The U.S. Department of the Treasury called for public comments on potential revisions to the Volcker Rule, a provision of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank).
September 6, 2017
A Milwaukee County, Wisconsin ordinance requiring software developers to pay permit fees and security costs to allow people to play cell phone games in government parks is on hold after a federal judge blocked its enforcement.
September 6, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
Time ran out for a proposed bill to require Oregon local governments to complete neighborhood zoning reviews in a timely manner. The Oregon House of Representatives Subcommittee on Natural Resources held up the bill until the legislature adjourned.
June 15, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
Three members of Congress officially called on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen to answer questions about the agency’s probe of Coinbase.
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June 12, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill that would ease federal restrictions on banks, reduce the cost of regulatory compliance, and relax some federal government controls over banks and financial services.
June 9, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
The Columbiana, Ohio City Council rescheduled a public hearing on a proposed ordinance “allowing” residents to maintain residential gardens on their property.
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June 7, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The government of Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States in the Caribbean Sea, began negotiating with bondholders in federal court to discharge approximately $123 billion in public debt and unfunded pension liabilities.
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June 7, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Money: Free and Unfree, by George Selgin (Cato Institute), 2017, 382 pages, ISBN-13: 978-1944424299; $16.96 on Amazon.com.
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May 22, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Following the implementation of a ban on tobacco and e-cigarette use in Novato, California in January, lawmakers in neighboring cities are considering similar bans on tobacco and e-cigarette use in public and private spaces.