Haranguing in the Supreme Court, and More from CRS
If protesters are arrested for disrupting the proceedings of the U.S. Supreme Court through angry speech, is that a violation of their First Amendment rights? The question was analyzed by the Congressional Research Service. See Haranguing in the Court, CRS Legal Sidebar, October 6, 2015.
Other new and updated products of the Congressional Research Service issued in the past week include the following.
FinCEN’s Money Laudering Death Penalty Temporarily Blocked, CRS Legal Sidebar, October 6, 2015
The Internet Tax Freedom Act: In Brief, updated October 5, 2015
Emergency Relief for Disaster-Damaged Roads and Transit Systems: In Brief, updated October 2, 2015
Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress, updated October 2, 2015
2015 Leaders’ Summit on U.N. Peacekeeping, CRS Insight, October 5, 2015
Pope Francis in Cuba, CRS Insight, October 2, 2015
Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations, updated October 5, 2015
Fact Sheet: Selected Highlights of the FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1735 and S. 1376), updated October 2, 2015
Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues, updated October 2, 2015
The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons, and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987.. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
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A photo in a Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) student briefing from 2022 shows four people inspecting what appears to be a damaged B61 nuclear bomb.
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