SJ-LieDetector

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Liar, Liar…Possible Changes Ahead for Lie Detection Legislation

No Comments 11 August 2014

By Jenna Tynan, Class of 2016 Most of us experience the distinct pleasure of completing a job application at some point in our lives. One can expect standard questions including name, address, and employment history. Depending on the state, employers may or may not ask questions related to an applicant’s gender orientation, marital status, or […]

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Congress is considering ways to help students finance college.

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Cash for College? House Committee Advances Tax Breaks for Students

No Comments 16 July 2014

With students long gone on summer break, the House Committee on Ways and Means recently advanced legislation by a vote of 22-13 that combines several of the existing tax incentives for higher education into one unified tax credit.  Representatives Diane Black (R-TN) and Danny K. Davis (D-IL), who introduced The Student and Family Tax Simplification Act […]

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Volume 51, 1

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Volume 51, No. 1 Available Online

No Comments 26 March 2014

Volume 51, No. 1 of the Harvard Journal on Legislation, featuring articles by Congressman Clyburn (D-SC), Professors Alejandro E. Camacho of UC-Irvine Law School and Professor Robert L. Glicksman of George Washington University School of Law, Joseph Henchman and Christopher L. Stephens  of the Tax Foundation, and Professor Linda Sugin of Fordham Law School, was published on March 12th and is now […]

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2014 JOL Symposium Recap

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2014 Symposium Recap

No Comments 14 March 2014

Over lunch on February 11 and 12, the Harvard Law School Journal on Legislation hosted its annual symposium. This year’s topic, Drug Policy: Reality and Reform, proved timely and engaging to members of the Harvard Law community. Welcoming a standing-room-only audience to hear from some of the field’s leading experts and authorities, JOL succeeded in […]

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Student Blog: Prescription for Paternalism

12 Comments 28 February 2014

By Jenna Tynan, HLS Class of 2016 – Multiple commentators have weighed in on the relative boon or bust of the long-awaited Obamacare implementation.  Both perspectives, however, have shown that any legislation’s impact is determined not only by the text of the act but also by the parties affected.  A recent personal experience at the […]

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