I originally intended to have at least 2 more posts on grand juries, but decided against. They were both going to be “its unbelievable how easy it is to get an indictment” pieces–so unlikely to be very fresh. Given that, I thought I would jump right to some suggestions for improving grand juries. I should […]
Tyler Cowen asks today, if Trump wins, what’s the best theory of why? He offers a number of hypotheses, including that Hillary is unpopular, as well as cistscism:
2. A quite significant percentage of America is very directly racist. I don’t mean statistical discrimination here, I mean “downright racist.”
Here are two fictionalized cases where the arrested individuals were fortunately not indicted.
Case 1. A young male stormed out of a court room after the judge indicated he should leave. In storming out, he banged the door against the wall and the door knob put a hole in the wall. He was arrested […]
I teach at a law school. It is quite common for legal scholars to switch back and forth between academia and government. In my discipline, international law, this has happened recently in both Republican and Democratic administrations. Leading scholars from prestigious universities have joined the administration in prominent positions. The same occurs in other legal […]
Peter Jaworski has done an absolutely wonderful job in drafting an open letter showing just why it is NOT unethical to pay bone marrow donors. I’ve signed this, and so has Matt Zwolinski, Jason Brennan, Alexei Marcoux,Chris MacDonald, Kevin Vallier,
Take a moment to imagine the following 2 scenarios.
Scenario 1. Company A produced the ExcellaFone smartphone which was widely loved and had no problems. It was widely regarded as having the best reception and best sound of any phone on the market. It was marketed and labeled by company C. Company A […]