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29 Apr 2021, 8:58 am by Simon Lester
The whole thing is worth a listen, but I wanted to highlight his response to my question on the Appellate Body crisis during the Q & A: Adam Posen: Simon Lester asks, do you think the Biden administration will make a concrete proposal for Appellate Body reform that can save us from appeals "into the void" and unlock the process? [read post]
9 May 2020, 12:59 pm by Mukarrum Ahmed
Joel Trachtman, Gabrielle Marceau, Simon Lester, Prof. [read post]
19 Apr 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Simon Lester, Cato] House hearing on Obama executive order blacklisting contractors over labor violations in unrelated areas of their business, or at subcontractors [witnesses and testimony, Walberg statement, press release, video, SHRM] Sixth Circuit retaliation decision confirms need for kid-glove handling of employees who file discrimination complaints [Jon Hyman] Spontaneous protest doesn’t come cheap: SEIU spent $24 million in 2014 on fast food/retail wage movement… [read post]
3 Mar 2018, 7:00 am by Walter Olson
[Simon Lester] I’m quoted saying “that the tariff decision could be a big step backward for U.S. economic policy under Trump” [Trey Barrineau, trade journal DWM Magazine]: Walter Olson, a senior fellow with the libertarian Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., said in a Facebook post on Friday that the tariff decision could be a big step backward for U.S. economic policy under Trump. [read post]
22 Feb 2011, 5:48 pm
 And Simon Lester adds some helpful anonymous commentary. [read post]
1 Jul 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Ted Cruz publishes “Limits To the Treaty Power” in Harvard Law Review Forum [FedSoc Blog, Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] “The Ever Expanding Role of Trade Agreements: Human Rights” [Simon Lester, Cato] EU brass, reformist NGOs insisted that Romania shut down international adoption. [read post]
23 Aug 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Simon Lester, Cato] Tags: Europe, guns, Indian tribes, politics, search engines, taxes August 24 roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
28 Sep 2016, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
Ikenson, Simon Lester, Scott Lincicome, Daniel R. [read post]
11 Mar 2010, 9:28 am by Mike Madison
I am just finishing a marvelous book about cartography and the discovery and naming of America, The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name (by Toby Lester, Simon & Schuster, 2009). [read post]
28 May 2010, 4:30 am by Adam Wagner
Another controversial recent case was the Simon Singh libel action brought by the British Chiropractic Association. [read post]
1 Oct 2017, 1:02 pm by Simon Lester
Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute Dispute Settlement Jennifer Hillman, Georgetown University Law CenterJohn Magnus, TradeWinsMike Smart, Rock Creek Advisors Moderator: Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. [read post]
19 Mar 2020, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
Simon Lester points out in a Cato podcast that easing trade restrictions is a direct way to address difficult bottlenecks in emergency medical supplies. [read post]
3 Mar 2014, 5:26 am by Simon Lester
Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. [read post]
15 Dec 2010, 4:33 pm
Finally, GMU's Don Boudreaux takes to xtranormal to create a nice little cartoon explaining the idiocy of protectionism (h/t Simon Lester):  That should keep y'all busy for a while. [read post]
8 Mar 2011, 7:22 pm
Simon Lester absolutely dismantles the latest trade-skeptical piece from Princeton's Uwe Reinhardt, which bizarrely characterizes the free trader's view of the world as "a giant cattle farm to be managed in ways that maximize the collective weight of the cattle. [read post]
21 Aug 2019, 6:17 am by Simon Lester
Simon Lester at the Cato Institute writes that advocates of industrial policy “need to take into account that they are not always going to be in power…You can’t just say, we want economic statecraft but only the good kind. [read post]