Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 3)

  • 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
  • “Dutch police who found 350,000 euros … hidden inside a washing machine have detained a man on suspicion of money laundering.”

    That’s the opening line of a recent report at the Daily Mail. The report continues: Police said in a statement that officers were checking a house in western Amsterdam on Monday for unregistered residents when they found the valuable laundry load. … The officers…
    Jon Guze, November 29, 2018
  • Interesting Exchange of Views Regarding the “Cost Disease”

    Economist John Cochrane starts a recent blogpost by quoting a comment about the cost of regulation that appeared at Marginal Revolution (another economics blog). Here are some excerpts: From my time in both the military and healthcare I can say that the biggest problem are the compliance costs.
    Jon Guze, November 27, 2018
  • Keeping It Classy in Durham

    Last night, I came across this poster attached to a telephone pole near Duke’s west campus:…
    Jon Guze, November 20, 2018
  • Democratic Socialism in Action

    Yesterday, the New York Times reported that, “For at least two decades, the New York City Housing Authority routinely disputed tests that revealed lead in its apartments. Private landlords almost never do this.” The story starts with a single poignant example of how the Housing Authority has been mistreating…
    Jon Guze, November 19, 2018
  • “If you want to make crime pay, Go to Law School.”

    That’s the advice notorious gangster Whitey Bulger gave to a group of curious high school students in 2015. TaxProf Paul Caron tells the story in a blogpost written after Bulgar was brutally murdered in his prison cell last month: Bulger, imprisoned for life for his role in…
    Jon Guze, November 15, 2018
  • Thought for the Day: We Need More Veterans on the Supreme Court

    In a post at the UNC School of Government’s Criminal Law blog, Jeff Welty joins the country in thanking and honoring veterans. He also refers readers to an article by Rory E. Riley-Topping that appeared in the Hill in September under the title, “More veterans should be nominated to…
    Jon Guze, November 12, 2018