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Dear @TedCruz – Fight to the end (UPDATE)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:00am 4/27/2016 at 10:00am
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Last night was the night Mr. Donald J. Trump took a big step towards a first ballot win. As abhorrent at that result may be, there’s no sense deluding ourselves.

Trump still isn’t there, however, and isn’t yet on a trajectory to be there. But he’s a lot closer as a result...

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VIDEO: When Does Anti-Israelism Turn Into Anti-Semitism?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 7:00am 4/6/2016 at 7:00am
William Jacobson U. Chicago Lecture

On March 28, 2016, I gave a lecture at the University of Chicago Law School, When Does Anti-Israelism Turn Into Anti-Semitism. The lecture was sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students and the Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc.

The video is embedded below and includes PowerPoint slides, which also are...

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On the cover of the The NY Times

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:00pm 3/23/2016 at 7:00pm
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It doesn’t sound quite as good as “on the cover of The Rolling Stone.”

A reader emailed me a photo of a NY Times front page story today in which I am quoted.

Thing is, the Times article suggests I opposed the proposal:

Ever since Mr. Myrick, 29, unveiled a plan last month for...

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Meet Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee: Merrick Garland

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 10:34am 3/16/2016 at 10:34am
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Numerous news reports indicate that at 11 a.m. this morning Obama will hold a press appearance to introduce Merrick Garland, currently Chief Judge of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, as his nominee to fill the vacancy created by the death of Antonin Scalia.

We will add...

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Does Ithaca really need a government-run heroin shooting gallery?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 8:30am 2/23/2016 at 8:30am
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I’ll never forget my one and only visit to a heroin shooting gallery.

It was my first summer of law school, and I was working at the Manhattan (New York County) District Attorney’s Office. It didn’t pay much; we were paid $100 a week, in crisp $100 bills handed out at the...

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Bernie Sanders Meets the Clinton Smear Machine and He’s Furious

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 29, 2016 at 11:30am 1/29/2016 at 11:30am
Bernie Sanders furious

Bernie Sanders has done plenty of favors for Hillary in this election cycle but instead of having his good will returned, he’s coming up against the Clinton smear machine.

A rumor is circulating that Sanders supporters are planning to win the Iowa caucus by flooding it with college students from out of...

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Claims that Ted Cruz is not eligible are “pure speculation”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 7:00am 1/17/2016 at 7:00am
The Truth Network Caffeinated Thoughts 1-16-2016

I was a guest on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio on 93.3 FM in Iowa on Saturday, January 16, 2016. (Full audio at bottom of post.)

The topic was Ted Cruz and the “...

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“anti-Israel groups are explicit in their appeal to racial animus”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 7:30pm 12/27/2015 at 7:30pm
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I was interviewed recently by Legal Insurrection reader Dr. Kenneth Friedman, for the Baltimore Jewish family magazine, Where What When:

The WHERE WHAT WHEN is a monthly family magazine of Jewish information, inspiration, and opinion. Established in 1985, it is Baltimore’s liveliest Jewish magazine, approximate readership is 40,000. The Where What When is...

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“The evidence established that Porter went above and beyond his duty”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 7:00am 12/19/2015 at 7:00am
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A reader alerted Professor Jacobson that Legal Insurrection and I got a mention on the Mark Levin Show.  Naturally we tracked down the mention in order to crow about it and share it with you loyal readers (but mostly to crow about it).

In fairness, it’s probably more accurate to say that...

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“there is a true fascism rising in academia and its target is Israel”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 9:15pm 11/21/2015 at 9:15pm
William Jacobson on Craig Silverman Show Nov 21 2015

I was a guest earlier today on The Craig Silverman Show on 710 KNUS in Denver.

For almost 20 minutes we talked about the use or refusal to use the term “radical Islam,” Obama’s world view and foreign policy, Jesse Watters’ visit to Cornell, and the vote at the American Anthropological Association...

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Stop taxpayer subsidies for anti-Israel boycott groups

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 8:30am 11/17/2015 at 8:30am
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I was a guest last night on the Mark Levin Show, the 4th highest rated talk show in the country with over 7 million weekly listeners, regarding our post, ALERT: Faculty Association anti-Israel Boycott season has started.

This is the second time I have discussed the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)...

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Anti-Israel THIRD GRADE event in Ithaca (NY) – Controversy not going away

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 8:30pm 10/22/2015 at 8:30pm
William Jacobson Ithaca College Bassem Tamimi Talk

A storm of controversy erupted when the Ithaca, NY, chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace brought Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi to a third grade class.

Tamimi is best known for the viral videos and photos he creates by sending children, including his own, to confront Israeli soldiers. Tamimi, who argues that it is...

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“If you really want to protect people, do away with those gun-free zones”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2015 at 9:30pm 10/5/2015 at 9:30pm
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My column at USA Today, Time to talk about gun free zones, is gaining a lot of attention, with over 6600 shares, plus over 11,000 shares at The Blaze which excerpted the column.

I’ve enjoyed reading the comments, most of which are along the line of this comment at The Blaze:

Lets see.....

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Blame Zero Tolerance Insanity – Not “Islamophobia” – for TX schoolchild clock incident

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 10:00am 9/17/2015 at 10:00am
Clock Muslim Teen

Yesterday a Texas teenager, who happens to be a Muslim, brought a homemade clock to school and was arrested because the clock was mistaken for a bomb. Some people are blaming racism but zero tolerance policies are the real problem.

NBC News reports that he won’t be charged:

No Charges For Ahmed Mohamed,...

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Failed Targeting of Scott Walker by Dem Prosecutors

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 4, 2015 at 7:00am 9/4/2015 at 7:00am
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On Thursday night, September 3, 2015, I was a guest on the Todd Herman Show on KTTH 770 AM in Seattle.

Todd is a frequent reader of Legal Insurrection, and I appreciated his many compliments.

We talked Scott Walker, the John Doe investigations, and Walker’s struggling presidential campaign.

“In this case, their entire theory...

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Joining Red State Media’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Friends

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 7:00am 7/25/2015 at 7:00am
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Thursday evening I joined Red State’s Leon Wolf and his panel of lovely gentlemen for the weekly vcast of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Friends.

Over wine and cocktails, we discussed the Sandra Bland incident, Planned Parenthood’s baby part harvesting, and 2016.

We began by discussing Sandra Bland and the circumstances that...

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Republicans need to look in the mirror, not at Donald Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 13, 2015 at 8:36am 7/13/2015 at 8:36am
Trump Press Conference Families of Victims of Illegal Immigrants

I have a column posted at National Review, Trump’s Lesson: Voters Are Furious about Illegal Immigration

As I’ve told readers before, I write elsewhere from time to time in order to gain exposure to new...

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