Walter Oi, a pioneer in the field of law and economics, died Sunday, January 29, 2013 at the age of 84. I had the privilege of taking Professor Oi's class at the University of Rochester, but I didn't know many of the fascinating details of his life until long after I met him.
Delaware Law Weekly has an interview with the Delaware Supreme Court's former Chief Justice Myron Steele, who retired from the bench last month.
The Fraser Institute has issued its 2013 report on economic freedom in North America. Very interesting methodology and some surprising (and not-so-surprising) results.
The New York Times's Dealbook blog has news about Bitcoin fraud:
The UK-based Independent (among others) reports that world-renowned magazine National Geographic is under investiga
A Rhode Island attorney has been censured after his following a client's instructions facilitated the illegal transfer of funds to offshore accounts.
Details available at the New York Times' Dealbook Blog.
Details at Technology Review.
Gawker has a profile of Ross Ulbricht, the architect of online market Silk Road.