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by | Feb 7, 2019

In Finance and Philosophy, Alex Pollock, formerly Chief Executive Officer at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and now a distinguished senior fellow at the R Street Institute, asks why we’re always surprised by financial crises. In fact, we shouldn’t be surprised at all.

by | Jan 6, 2017

One thing the Department of Justice sorely needs is managerial oversight. Senator Jeff Sessions, the nominee for Attorney General, has the experience needed to provide that managerial control. Running the Department of Justice is akin to steering a battleship. It…

by | Oct 3, 2013

Nomenklatura, “name people” in Russian, were the privileged class in the Soviet Union who got all the benefits while the rest of the people had to do what was left. Late Monday evening, the House of Representatives sent a third…

by | Jun 7, 2013

Judge John Crawley who served as a trial judge and as a member of the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, has died at the age of 73 after what news reports state was a long illness. Judge Crawley was elected…

by | Jun 6, 2013

In a 5-4 decision issued earlier this week, the United States Supreme Court held that taking a DNA swab from persons arrested for a serious offense is a legitimate booking procedure that is reasonable under the Fourth Amendment. In April,…

by | May 3, 2013

Right from the start of the oral argument on February 27, Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Kagan jumped on Shelby County’s lawyer asking why Congress didn’t have good reason to keep Alabama and Shelby County in the doghouse known as…

by | Apr 8, 2013

In late February, the U.S. Supreme Court considered the constitutionality of a Maryland statute that allows the police to take DNA swabs from people arrested for crimes and attempted crimes of violence and burglaries. The question for the Court was…

by | Mar 4, 2013

Back in December 2011, the Senate Republicans rejected a motion to cut off debate on the nomination of Caitlin Halligan to a judgeship on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Senate Republicans were on sound footing in opposing cloture…

by | Oct 12, 2009

Do you plan to be vaccinated for the swine flu? If you have a bad reaction can you sue the vaccine manufacturer? If you live in Georgia, you will be able to file suit, but not if you live in…

by | Jul 31, 2009

Could the problem with Federalism be the States? As Milton Friedman observed, “The problem with capitalism is capitalists. The problem with socialism is socialism.” The problem with Federalism cannot be Federalism because the benefits of a federally structured government are…

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