Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 51)

  • UNC Philosophy Professor Discusses “Progressive Privilege” in Academia

    The professor is Dr. Jonathan Anomaly, director of UNC’s Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program, and the discussion appears in a recent article at The College Fix: After examining research by Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending offering evolutionary explanations for group differences in cognitive ability, Anomaly …  set out…
    Jon Guze, October 24, 2016
  • Some Class Actions Aren’t Very Classy!

    Josh Blackman, who teaches constitutional law at the South Texas College of Law in Houston, was a plaintiff in a class action lawsuit that accused a fitness center operator of overcharging its customers. When the attorneys representing the class entered into an agreement under which the fitness center operator paid almost $1,000,000 more to the…
    Jon Guze, October 21, 2016
  • A Different Kind of College Guide

    Heterodox Academy describes itself as: A politically diverse group of social scientists, natural scientists, humanists, and other scholars who want to improve our academic disciplines and universities. We share a concern about a growing problem: the loss or lack of “viewpoint diversity.” When nearly everyone in…
    Jon Guze, October 20, 2016
  • “Canadian judge rules Cleveland Indians can use name, Chief Wahoo logo in Toronto ALCS games”

    Writing at Cleveland.com, Robert Higgs reports:  A court in Toronto rejected attempts by an advocate for indigenous people to block the Cleveland Indians from using its team name or Chief Wahoo logo…. Douglas Cardinal, a Canadian architect who designed the National Museum of the American…
    Jon Guze, October 18, 2016
  • “Ask not what you can do for your country; demand to know what your country has been doing to you.”

    That’s my quote for the day. It’s the closing line of a post in which Marc Randazza explains why, “It is not illegal to read Wikileaks.” From the post: On CNN, [Chris] Cuomo said: “Also interesting is, remember, it’s illegal to possess these stolen documents,” Cuomo says. “It’s different…
    Jon Guze, October 18, 2016
  • The Left’s Selective Outrage over Donald Trump’s “Lewd” Comments

    Criminal justice expert–and occasional opera critic–Heather Mac Donald has posted a hard hitting piece at city-journal.org in which she hammers the left for it’s hypocritical treatment of sexual impropriety: If any of these newfound exponents of female modesty felt any comparable nausea at the blatant display of female sexuality and, dare…
    Jon Guze, October 13, 2016
  • “DC Circuit brings Liz Warren’s misbegotten CFPB to heel”

    That’s the title of a blog post in which Stephen Bainbridge discusses the D.C. Circuit’s recent ruling against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In the course of his discussion Prof. Bainbridge provides links to several peices about the decision that appeared in the Wall Street Journal. In the first of these…
    Jon Guze, October 13, 2016
  • Distorting the Past at the National Museum of African American History

    At the Hill, Mark Paoletta reports that: The National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened to much celebration and acclaim last month, bills itself as the “only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture.” … Yet,…
    Jon Guze, October 12, 2016