James Goodale

James Goodale, a leading First Amendment Lawyer, spoke at The Common Good in June 2013.

James Goodale is a leading First Amendment Lawyer who has represented The New York Times in every one of its cases to go to the Supreme Court. …

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Banks to Close in Cyprus

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Cyprus needs a bailout, and the government wants to close banks in order to make a decision that would best help Cyprus. The ECB will closing all its fund to Cyrpus banks, if an accord is not reached by Monday.…

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North Korea’s Armistice Threat

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After UN security council passes tougher sanctions against North Korea, Kim Jong Un threatens to dismiss the sixty year old armistice treaty with South Korea.…

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The Cuts After the Fiscal Cliff

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There has been little discussion of the massive and indiscriminate cuts to important programs should the Congress not find a way to avoid the “fiscal cliff”.…

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TOP NEWS: Democracy: June 26, 2012

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Justices Allow Centerpiece of Arizona Law, Issa: No Evidence Connecting WH To Fast & Furious, Obama and Romney React to the Justices’ Decision, Romney Denies Twitter Claims Of, Illegal Collaboration, John Roberts’s big moment…

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TOP NEWS: Democracy: June 25, 2012

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No More Life Without Parole for Juveniles
Polarized Over Health Care, United on Drama of Ruling
Will We Love the Health Care Law If It Dies?
Supreme Court Set to Rule on Arizona Immigration Law
The Real Scandal of Fast and Furious…

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TOP NEWS: Democracy: June 22, 2012

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Americans Say They’re Better Off Since Obama Took Office, Romney Campaign Asks Scott To Downplay Job Gains, ‘Fast and Furious’ Contempt Battle, Farm bill mutes partisanship in Senate, Pelosi- Obama Use Constitution To Avert Debt Crisis, …

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TOP NEWS: Economy: June 22, 2012

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Moody’s downgrade hits 15 top banks
As Facebook Seeks Answers, S.E.C. Investigates Exchanges
Homeownership Means Little to Economic Growth
JP Morgan’s Gains Show the Folly of Accounting Rules
End the Subsidies of Fossil Fuel…

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TOP NEWS: Democracy: June 19, 2012

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*Obama Immigration Policy Favored *Marco Rubio Not Romney’s Running Mate *Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care Looms *Romney Hopes Immigration Reform Done *Can Chuck Schumer win back Wall St. for Democrats?…

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TOP NEWS: Democracy: June 18, 2012

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After Chorus of Protest, New Tune on Deportations Obama: Keep the Change The Obama Campaign Needs Intervention The Folly of ObamaCare The Morning Plum: Details, details …

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How Apple Sidesteps Billions in Taxes

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NY Times - Charles Duhigg / David Kocieniewski - Apple serves as a window on how technology giants have taken advantage of tax codes written for an industrial age and ill suited to today’s digital economy.…

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