Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 2)

  • Double Standards at UNC Asheville?

    According to Campus Reform: The University of North Carolina-Asheville is defending a decision to host Women’s March co-president Tamika Mallory for a lecture, despite concerns of alleged anti-Semitism on her part. … On one occasion, Mallory called black nationalist minister Louis Farrakhan “the GOAT,” or…
    Jon Guze, January 9, 2019
  • At Last — Some Good News About Copyrights

    No, Etta James’ 1960 classic recording hasn’t entered the public domain, and the original score by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren hasn’t entered it either. Nevertheless, quite a few works will enter the public domain in 2019, and, as Duke’s Center for the Study of Public Domain reports,…
    Jon Guze, January 8, 2019
  • About Those Tariffs

    Now that trade wars are back in fashion, a recent working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research seems particularly timely. The paper is “Macroeconomic Consequences of Tariffs” by Davide Furceri, Swarnali A. Hannan, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Andrew K. Rose. If the authors’ conclusion (which I’ve highlighted in…
    Jon Guze, January 7, 2019
  • Retiring Judge Ann Marie Calabria Receives Well-Deserved Award

    The North Carolina Judicial Branch recently announced that Judge Calabria, who has served on the N.C. Court of Appeals since 2003, will retire as of 12/31/18. Also retiring at the end of the year is Judge Richard A. Elmore, who served with Judge Calabria throughout her tenure on the…
    Jon Guze, December 17, 2018
  • “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

    A topical tweet by David Burge:  …
    Jon Guze, December 9, 2018
  • About those “Consent Videos”

    Lyman Stone retweeted this thread:…
    Jon Guze, December 7, 2018
  • “Drunk driver slept as his Tesla drove itself down highway at 70 mph.”

    And it wasn’t the first such incident, according to the Sacramento Bee: A Northern California man was arrested Friday after he was caught sleeping and drunk behind the wheel of his Tesla, which was zooming down the highway, police said. California Highway Patrol…
    Jon Guze, December 2, 2018