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9 Mar 2011, 1:54 pm
Todd Zywicki of George Mason University School of Law; and Judge Diane Sykes of the U.S. [read post]
7 Mar 2011, 8:51 pm by Josh Wright
  I had participated in drafting amicus briefs, along with my colleague Todd Zywicki, supporting certiorari in each. [read post]
3 Mar 2011, 3:19 pm by Ted Frank
Jeremy Kidd and Todd Zywicki @ SSRN:Taking as given the claims of tort reform proponents, that increased tort liability in the past few decades has had deleterious effects on American productivity, consumer safety, etc., we consider whether proposed measures to increase access to the courts are likely to be beneficial, with a specific focus on third-party financing and lawyer advertising. [read post]
2 Mar 2011, 10:10 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Thanks to the kind invite of Jonathan Adler and the Case Western Reserve Law School Center for Business Law and Regulation, I’m honored to have been invited to give the Dean Lindsey Cowen Business Law Lecture at Case Western tomorrow from 4:30–5:30. [read post]
1 Mar 2011, 3:41 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Kent Barnett argues that the manner in which the Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is appointed is potentially unconstitutional under Free Enterprise Fund v. [read post]
26 Feb 2011, 9:05 am by Jonathan H. Adler
 Later today, Todd Zywicki will speak on a panel on “Economic Uncertainty and the Role of the Courts. [read post]
23 Feb 2011, 8:02 am by Maxwell Kennerly
Via The Volokh Conspiracy, Todd Zywicki and Jeremy Kidd have a new book out (summarized in this draft article) arguing that the very sort of product liability that Justice Scalia appraised should be completely eliminated because, well, I don't know: I can’t make heads or tails of their argument. [read post]
21 Feb 2011, 7:17 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) I have just posted new book chapter, co-authored with Jeremy Kidd, on SSRN: “Does Increased Litigation Increase Justice in a Second Best World? [read post]
17 Feb 2011, 6:26 am by Jonathan H. Adler
 Two other conspirators, Randy Barnett and Todd Zywicki, are on the program as well. [read post]
17 Feb 2011, 5:29 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Among the reasons why I’ve argued that price controls on payment card interchange fees are not necessary is because of the potential for competition among different payment systems. [read post]
16 Feb 2011, 8:58 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) The House Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing tomorrow on the Durbin Amendment price controls on debit card interchange fees. [read post]
15 Feb 2011, 9:27 pm by David Kopel
The VC’s Todd Zywicki participated in an antitrust professor amicus brief in favor of the cert. petition. [read post]
8 Feb 2011, 8:19 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) says Jonathan Haidt, referring to the membership at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s recent conference:“Anywhere in the world that social psychologists see women or minorities underrepresented by a factor of two or three, our minds jump to discrimination as the explanation,” said Dr. [read post]
7 Feb 2011, 9:06 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Interesting post by Larry Ribstein on the demise of Howrey and its impending “merger” with Winston. [read post]
3 Feb 2011, 5:14 pm by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Pawnshops have grown rapidly during the credit crunch and have started lending further up the income ladder from their traditional base–and will continue to grow I expect as regulation of credit cards and interchange fees drives more people out of mainstream financial institutions:Pawnshop respectability surged when the economy faltered, noted the National Pawnbrokers Association’s Murphy. [read post]
1 Feb 2011, 11:37 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) High School and College Students might be interested in the Summer Seminars hosted by the Foundation for Economic Education especially for those interested in learning more about Austrian economics. [read post]
1 Feb 2011, 6:16 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) for “the self defense of themselves and others. [read post]
30 Jan 2011, 9:11 pm by Ted Frank
[PLF] Todd Zywicki isn't surprised that credit card rates are at a record high after recent "consumer-protection" legislation. [read post]
29 Jan 2011, 4:25 am by Todd Zywicki
(Todd Zywicki) Wow, who could have possibly predicted that the Credit CARD Act’s rules that limit non-interest fees and the ability to raise interest rates when a borrower’s risk changes would result in “record high” interest rates (other than me, of course, when I testified to the Senate Banking Committee in 2009 that the act would result in higher interest rates and other than the sponsor of the law, who has acknowledged that it has resulted in higher… [read post]