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29 Mar 2012, 9:05 pm
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivered the Harper government’s 2012 budget today, mixing together austerity measures, pension reforms, and the end of the penny. [read post]
21 Mar 2012, 3:12 am by Walter Olson
Prometheus Labs; Marcia Coyle/NLJ, SCOTUSBlog, Timothy Lee/ArsTechnica] As I noted last fall, my Cato Institute colleagues Ilya Shapiro, Jim Harper and Timothy Lee filed an amicus brief on behalf of the side that prevailed yesterday, arguing against the spread of “a dangerous exception to traditional patent law… the Court should reject medical-diagnostic patents as impermissibly restricting the freedom of thought. [read post]
12 Mar 2012, 2:00 pm by Steve McConnell
While Atticus Finch is fictional, he was based on Harper Lee's real-life lawyer dad. [read post]
11 Mar 2012, 10:08 pm by Walter Olson
[Jim Harper/Cato; Constantine von Hoffman/CIO] “0.1% claim rate in ’successful’ class action” [Ted Frank/PoL, AT&T case] Tags: Child Protective Services, class action settlements, crime and punishment, obesity, Philadelphia Related posts U.K.: Children seized from obese parents (21) September 24 roundup (2) Ohio: county yanks obese child from family (12) Nutella class action settlements (0) May 18 roundup (5) [read post]
3 Mar 2012, 4:05 am
"There are already laws on the books that make it illegal to drive unsafely," said Jim Harper, director of information policy studies for the libertarian Cato Institute. [read post]
29 Feb 2012, 2:20 pm by Jerry Brito
And FYI: I will be presenting at a Cato Institute Capitol Hill briefing on cybersecurity on March 23rd along with Jim Harper and Ryan Radia. [read post]
28 Feb 2012, 5:49 am by larrywalker
Wert, and Some Things I Wish We Wouldn’t Forget by Jim Minter. [read post]
27 Feb 2012, 4:16 pm by Eugene Volokh
In one corner is Jim Fingal, who as an intern for the literary magazine The Believer in 2005 (or it might have been 2003 — sources disagree) signed on for what he must have thought would be a straightforward task: fact-checking a 15-page article. [read post]
22 Feb 2012, 3:57 am
"There are already laws on the books that make it illegal to drive unsafely," said Jim Harper, director of information policy studies for the libertarian Cato Institute. [read post]
20 Feb 2012, 9:14 am
Además, según Jim Harper, Director de Estudios de Políticas de Información del Instituto Libertario, quien señala en apoyo de los republicanos que "ya tenemos leyes que hacen ilegal conducir de manera insegura", que los que el uso de mensajes de texto mientras se conduce es considerado. [read post]
20 Feb 2012, 4:41 am
As Jim Harper, the director of information policy studies for the Libertarian Cato Institute says, it would be like lawmakers going after every single activity that could potentially threaten road safety. [read post]
15 Feb 2012, 11:54 am
Moreover, as Jim Harper, Director for Information Policy Studies of the Libertarian Institute points out in support of the Republican position, "we already have laws that make it illegal to drive unsafely", which is what texting while driving is considered. [read post]
15 Feb 2012, 8:10 am
According to Jim Harper of the Cato Institute, texting bans make little sense because Florida laws already ban reckless driving and any driver who causes a Miami car accident due to texting and driving can be charged under those laws. [read post]
13 Feb 2012, 1:30 am by INFORRM
An extract explaining the project’s origin appeared in Harper’s Magazine here. [read post]
3 Feb 2012, 4:38 pm by legalinformatics
Speakers included Daniel Bennett of the e-Citizen Foundation, Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute, Daniel Schuman and Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation, Jim Harper of the Cato Institute, Joshua Tauberer of POPVOX and GovTrack, and Derek Willis of the New York Times. [read post]
1 Feb 2012, 7:37 am by Doorey
This is what  CAW economist Jim Stanford suggested when he recommended other jurisdictions look to Manitoba for a solution to long term strikes and lockout. [read post]