As most people by now know, on August 9 of this year, 18 year-old Michael Brown, a black man, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a 28 year-old white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. On November 19, the Ferguson Grand Jury decided not to indict Wilson. Few events this year have attracted more attention […]
It has been some time since my last Forbes column on Fannie and Freddie. After eight weeks in Court, it appears as though the AIG trial, in which former AIG CEO Maurice (“Hank”) Greenberg is mounting a challenge to recover some $40 billion for shareholders from the United States, by attacking all the steps in the multi-billion […]
On Thursday November 20, President Obama delivered a controversial address to the nation on the contentious subject of immigration. In it, he outlined his plan to grant amnesty to some 3.5 million illegal immigrants in the United States. Recent polling data suggests that the President is sailing in choppy waters.
Richard Epstein critiques President Obama’s call for net neutrality regulations and explains how to preserve online innovation.
This past week, we witnessed the occurrence of two events with the capacity to reshape the Internet for the worst. First, the White House offered a full-throated endorsement “for the strongest possible rules” in support of “net neutrality,” which would prevent telecommunications suppliers from offering their customers priority services in exchange for higher rates.
In the aftermath of the decisive Republican sweep of the midterm elections, the question on everyone’s mind is how the Republicans will govern now that they control the Senate and have a larger cushion to work with in the House.
With the elections upon us, the President’s judicial and political accomplishments are nothing to write home about.
Judge Margaret Sweeney should reject the government’s motion and allow the discovery to go forward in her court in accordance with her original order. The arguments here go both to matters of procedure and to substance.
To solve the problem of organ shortages, we must begin by repealing NOTA and implementing a free market for organs.
Richard Epstein looks at efforts in New York to tighten regulation on Airbnb, a service that allows individuals to rent out living space to travelers.