Tag Archives: rule of law

‘The American Illness’: How the legal system drags down our economy

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. A friend of mine who teaches law at George Mason University in Virginia has edited a new book titled, The American Illness: … Continue reading

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What can we expect from judges?

The American Civil Liberties Union has decided to bring lawsuits in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia alleging the U.S. Constitution mandates redefining marriage in those states’ laws to include same-sex couples. It was probably not a good sign that shortly … Continue reading

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Slate gets it right on Zimmerman

Left-of-center Slate Magazine published a thoughtful take on the Zimmerman/Martin case. Author William Saletan decided to watch all seven hours of closing arguments and came to this conclusion: The problem at the core of this case wasn’t race or guns. … Continue reading

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Incompetent referees and bad laws

Like millions of other Americans watching Monday Night Football this week, I was in disbelief. It didn’t matter what team you were rooting for, if you had even one good eye to see with, you knew that the losing team … Continue reading

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Political irony: the similarities of opposing political extremes

  Want to know what the “gay-rights” movement and the enforcement-only immigration crowd have in common?  Then read on. A number of news stories in recent weeks have highlighted ironic positions taken by groups across the political spectrum on various … Continue reading

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