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Utility Air Regulatory Group v. E.P.A.


On June 23, 2014, the United States Supreme Court released its decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. E.P.A. Lyle Denniston, at SCOTUSblog, reported that the EPA “mostly” won, with a 7 to 2 vote in favor of the agency’s ability “to impose air pollution control strategy on many of the power plants and other …Read the Rest

Misuse of Data


Last week an op-ed in the Washington Post, by W. Bradford Wilcox and Robin Fretwell Wilson, claimed that the data supports the argument, “One way to end violence against women? Stop taking lovers and get married.”*  The following day a FiveThirtyEight post claimed that the article misused data to support its argument. Two issues struck Mona Chalabi, the author of the …Read the Rest

Summer Reading


This summer, why not become a little more familiar with some of the data gathered by the federal government? Below is a list of blogs or short postings about data captured by the federal government. Census Bureau Profile America is a daily 60-second podcast feature from the Census Bureau. The features use information gathered by …Read the Rest

Ohio’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (S.B. 310)


Update: Governor Kasich signed the bill into law on June 13, 2014, without any additional comments. On June 2, 2014, the U.S. EPA announced its proposal to reduce carbon emissions. On May 29, Jeremy Pelzer wrote a concise article about the major factors of the debate over S.B. 310: both sides said they were trying …Read the Rest

Mandatory Drug Testing at Three Local High Schools


Recently, Gilmour Academy, St. Edward’s, and St. Ignatius announced that they will institute mandatory drug testing of their students this Fall. The program will test hair samples for various prescription and illegal drugs, as part of the schools’ wellness programs. The schools are offering “parents-only” meetings about the new policy, and the respective police departments …Read the Rest

Building our Scholarly Repository


We are waiting until we have more items loaded to promote the “big launch” — but the Case Western Reserve Law School Scholarly Commons is now live. The library has begun to load faculty publications, and will be adding many more in the coming weeks as we refine our batch uploading techniques, proofread metadata, clear …Read the Rest