Posted on: July 31, 2017

Today is Milton Friedman’s birthday. He had many great quotes; here are three of them:

“One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results.”
From The Open Mind (Dec. 7, 1975) (quote at 1:51)

Tag: Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: July 30, 2017

Yesterday was Alexis De Tocqueville’s birthday. The following is from a 1962 article by Robert Schuettinger, a graduate student under Prof. F. A. Hayek of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, on the Foundation for Economic Education website:

Tag: Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: July 20, 2017

The following are three articles from the US Supreme Court’s 2016 term:
Gorsuch makes a mark on the Court, by Saikrishna Prakesh and John Yoo, on the American Enterprise Institute website;

Tag: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Legal Theory
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Professor Ilya Somin recently did a podcast on the US Supreme Court’s important property rights decision in Murr v. Wisconsin.

Tag: Administrative Law, Commerce, Constitutional Law, Law & Economics, Real Estate / Real Property