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
Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues, updated October 2, 2015
To empower new voices to start their career in nuclear weapons studies, the Federation of American Scientists launched the New Voices on Nuclear Weapons Fellowship. Here’s what our inaugural cohort accomplished.
Common frameworks for evaluating proposals leave this utility function implicit, often evaluating aspects of risk, uncertainty, and potential value independently and qualitatively.
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 […]
According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.