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22 Feb 2011, 5:48 pm
And Simon Lester adds some helpful anonymous commentary.  [read post]
5 Jan 2011, 5:20 pm
UPDATE: Looks like Simon Lester over at the IELP blog is pondering the same thing (and beat me to the punch by a few hours!).   [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]
26 Oct 2010, 8:04 am
The CRS' latest report (h/t Simon Lester) is a very significant revision to previous versions, so I highly recommend giving the entire thing a skim.   [read post]
10 Sep 2010, 2:40 am by John Steele
Lester Brickman, Anatomy of an Aggregate Settlement: The Triumph of Temptation over Ethics. [read post]
27 Mar 2010, 6:43 am by Jacob Katz Cogan
Annual Statistical Analysis, Surveys, and IndexesKara Leitner & Simon Lester, WTO Dispute Settlement 1995–2009 — A Statistical AnalysisThe WTO Appellate Body's Activities in 2009Marylin Johnson Raisch, Book Survey 2009Marylin Johnson Raisch, Website Survey 2009 [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]
4 Feb 2010, 5:53 pm by Simon Lester
Simon Lester suggests that a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) would be a more useful crowbar -- which is great, except the U.S. and China don't have one.   [read post]
18 Aug 2009, 6:18 am
I submitted to the SEC yesterday a comment letter on behalf of  a bi-partisan group of eighty professors of law, business, economics, or finance in favor of facilitating shareholder director nominations. [read post]
21 Jan 2009, 4:52 am
Therefore I intend to read the following two brand new books edited by professor Bryan Mercurio (international economic and trade law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Law) and Simon Lester (WorldTradeLaw.net): 'Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Commentary & Analysis' and 'Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Case Studies'. [read post]
7 Jul 2008, 1:08 pm
This was summarised during questions to the Home Office minister in the House of Lords in 2003:Lord Lester of Herne Hill asked her Majesty's Government: Whether denying prisoners the right to vote affects their ability to persuade Ministers of the Crown and those responsible for the Prison Service to improve the conditions in which they are imprisoned; and whether denying prisoners the right to vote amounts to an additional punishment; and whether this is compatible with Article 25 of… [read post]
23 Jan 2008, 1:07 pm
Thanks to Simon Lester for tracking down a copy of the Lombardo decision, which can be accessed here. [read post]
30 Nov 2007, 10:03 pm
But [his lawyer Lester] Pines argued that the proposed amendment violated the Wisconsin Constitution because voters had to endorse either both concepts in the question or neither, and therefore were deprived of their rights to oppose one or the other.ADDED: Simon of Stubborn Facts looks at the complaint and makes a strong argument that the McConkey is wrong on the merits of the case. [read post]
2 Sep 2007, 9:57 am
The Sunday Times reports that Dr Simone Lester, a senior director of NHS Direct, became involved in an alcohol-fuelled argument at Arsenal stadium. [read post]
4 May 2007, 12:23 pm
Simon Lester: Do you view recourse to GATS Article XXI as precluding suspension of concessions under DSU Article 22? [read post]
12 Apr 2007, 8:12 am
Unfortunately, in their interesting new statistical analysis about WTO cases (JIEL, vol 10,  2007), Simon Lester and Kara Leitner do not seem to give information about "win rates. [read post]
5 Dec 2006, 12:21 pm
In its recent post on  Posner and the Rule of WTO Law,  Simon Lester underlines that the "mere mention of "policy preferences" seems to set people in the WTO on edge. [read post]
13 Nov 2006, 1:02 am
The report of Senator Lautenberg mentioned by Simon Lester in a recent post, does not say a word about two important legal points in the context of this issue (See "OPEC, the WTO, Regionalism, and Unilateralism", Journal of World Trade, Vol. 37 (2003), by Melaku Desta). 1. [read post]
9 Aug 2006, 9:26 am
Indeed, Simon Lester's recent post suggests that this development may already be underway. [read post]