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16 Jan 2020, 4:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Professor Lawrence Lessig recently sued The New York Times Company for defamation for incorrectly suggesting in a headline and lede that Lessig advocated soliciting donations... [read post]
15 Jan 2020, 1:15 pm by Michael Simkovic
Pro-market, a blog at the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, recently published a retrospective by Robert Van Horn discussing... [read post]
6 Jan 2020, 5:59 am
Joseph Warburton (Syracuse University) and Michael Simkovic (University of Southern California), on Monday, January 6, 2020 Editor's Note: A. [read post]
20 Dec 2019, 6:38 pm by Michael Simkovic
Brian Leiter recently noted problems with Elizabeth Olson’s uncritical coverage of “Law School Transparency” (LST) in an article published in Bloomberg. [read post]
17 Dec 2019, 11:22 am by Michael Simkovic
Brian Leiter has an extremely helpful post about things that entry level candidates should think about when they receive a tenure track offer. [read post]
5 Dec 2019, 8:38 am by Michael Simkovic
The Financial Times recently published an excellent profile of Esther Duflo, a French economist who shared the Nobel Prize in Economics with two of her... [read post]
17 Aug 2019, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
From an essay I recently published at "The Conversation": "Students can use federal financial aid to attend any college they want, whether public or private.... [read post]
10 Jul 2019, 1:03 pm by Michael Simkovic
Citation counts and other metrics can be a useful starting point for identifying scholarship and scholars that seem promising. [read post]
13 Jun 2019, 4:00 am by Paul Caron
Panel #1 David Gamage (Indiana-Maurer), Wealth Taxation for the Super Rich Commentator: David Hasen (Florida) Michael Simkovic (USC), Wealth Taxes Commentator: Miranda Perry Fleischer (San Diego) Miranda Perry Fleischer (San Diego), Taxing Old Money Commentator: Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) Panel #2 David Hasen (Florida), Inequality and Spending Commentator: Michael Simkovic (USC)... [read post]
3 Jun 2019, 11:43 am by Michael Simkovic
In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, Professor Philip Hamburger of Columbia calls on the federal government to impose restrictions on access to student loans... [read post]
18 Apr 2019, 8:33 pm by Michael Simkovic
In the United States, both Democratic and Republican politicians sometimes attempt to bolster their populist credibility by going after easy targets--attacking pharma companies, or doctors,... [read post]
10 Apr 2019, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
A rigorous new study by Ghazala Azmat and Rosa Ferrer finds that much of the difference in employment outcomes between male and female law firm... [read post]
9 Apr 2019, 12:45 pm by Michael Simkovic
AccessLex Institute released a new report, Examining Grad PLUS: Value and Cost, showing the primary criticisms of the Grad PLUS loan program—unchecked rises in tuition... [read post]
22 Mar 2019, 2:11 pm by Michael Simkovic
The advocacy group UnKoch my campus, which seeks to promote academic freedom and integrity by limiting donor control over university research, has sued George Mason... [read post]
22 Mar 2019, 2:05 pm by Andrew Koppelman
Michael Simkovic arguesthat the invitation to ADF was beyond the pale because it “has been identified by mainstream media organizations and the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group because—unlike some religious groups that have misgivings about the theological acceptability of homosexual acts—this group has advocated for criminal prosecution of homosexuals by secular authorities at least as recently as 2013. [read post]
17 Mar 2019, 6:00 am by Paul Caron
.: Michael Simkovic (USC), At Yale, the Federalist Society Loses Friends and Alienates People: Although most Christians—especially young and highly educated Christians—favor greater acceptance of gays, a leader of the Federalist... [read post]
14 Mar 2019, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
Yale’s Federalist Society provided a platform on campus to an anti-gay group which has been identified by mainstream media organizations and the Southern Poverty Law... [read post]