Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 50)

  • 4th Amendment? Probable Cause?

    The IRS doesen’t seem to have heard of either one of them. At the Cato Blog, Jim Harper reports that: The Internal Revenue Service has filed a “John Doe” summons seeking to require U.S. Bitcoin exchange Coinbase to turn over records about every transaction of every user from…
    Jon Guze, November 21, 2016
  • Back Already?

    Walter Russell Read warns: The Clinton dynasty will not go gentle into that good night. For the machine to work—for the Foundation to look attractive to donors, for the apparatchiks to have paychecks, for the patronage networks to remain strong—there has to be a Clinton in the…
    Jon Guze, November 20, 2016
  • Young Climate Activists’ Lawsuit Against the US Government Will Go Forward

    ABC News reports that: A lawsuit filed by young climate activists who contend the U.S. government is failing to protect them from the harmful effects of greenhouse gas emissions can move forward, a federal judge in Oregon ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken in…
    Jon Guze, November 14, 2016
  • Texas Tea Party Wins It’s Case Against the IRS

    TaxProf blogger Paul Caron reports that: The Texas Patriots Tea Party emerged as victor in its case against the IRS. On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Michael R. Barrett ruled that the agency must process TPTP’s application for tax exempt status after a long (and seemingly politically motivated)…
    Jon Guze, November 12, 2016
  • “Brexit was the gateway drug to President Trump.”

    Quote for the day. (Posted this morning by English blogger Natalie Solent.)…
    Jon Guze, November 9, 2016
  • Much Ado about Nothing?

    That may be the case when it comes to voter ID laws. MIT economist Enrico Cantoni has published a paper entitled, “Got ID? The Zero Effects of Voter ID Laws on County-Level Turnout, Vote Shares, and Uncounted Ballots, 1992-2014.” Here’s what he says in the abstract: Do…
    Jon Guze, November 7, 2016
  • “Florida man arrested after cops mistook his Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for meth.”

    According to the Orlando Sentinel, he’s suing the city and the company that made the road-side drug testing kit: Cpl. Shelby Riggs-Hopkins pulled over Rushing in December while he was driving near Robinson Street and Parramore Avenue because he was speeding and failed to come to a…
    Jon Guze, October 24, 2016