Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 57)

  • Using Eagles to Hunt Drones

    Police the world over are trying to figure out how to deal with wayward drones. Nets and even laser “death rays” are being developed. But in Holland the police are working on a different approach: The Guardian has the story: As the use of drones increasingly worries everyone…
    Jon Guze, February 3, 2016
  • “Obama’s Big Bank Slush Fund”

    That’s the title of a piece by Sean Higgins in the Washington Exmainer that looks at how the DOJ has been coercing banks to make large constributions to left-leaning, “Democratic-friendly” organizations. At the LibertyLawSite blog, Michael Greve summarizes Higgins’s findings and puts them in context: As part of their “settlements” with…
    Jon Guze, January 29, 2016
  • Remembering Ronald Reagan (and Joan Baez, Sr.)

    In a recent blog post, Economist David Henderson tells a story about a time when he quoted Ronald Reagan to the mother of the popular folk singer: In April 1980, while the Mariel boatlift was beginning, the fact that some, and possibly many, of the Cubans coming to America were criminals…
    Jon Guze, January 25, 2016
  • Global Warming News

    The BBC reports that: A cold snap sweeping across East Asia has killed at least 85 people in Taiwan and stranded 60,000 tourists in South Korea. Taiwanese media reported deaths from hypothermia and cardiac disease following a sudden drop in temperature over the weekend. Meanwhile…
    Jon Guze, January 25, 2016
  • United Van Lines Reports that North Carolina Is Among the Top Inbound States

    According  the “2015 National Movers Study“: The top inbound states of 2015 were: Oregon South Carolina Vermont Idaho North Carolina Florida Nevada District of Columbia Texas Washington…
    Jon Guze, January 8, 2016
  • Great News from Arizona

    Arizona Public Media reports that: Goldwater Institute lawyer Clint Bolick was named to the Arizona Supreme Court Wednesday by Gov. Doug Ducey. Bolick’s … served for the last nine years as the Goldwater Institute’s vice president for constitutional litigation. Previously, Bolick co-founded the Institute for Justice…
    Jon Guze, January 7, 2016
  • Olé

    According to a complaint filed by a former member of the Spanish department at Amherst College, “Teaching assistants … were encouraged to sleep with and socialize with students to boost enrollment.” The Washington Post reports: Dimaris Barrios-Beltran, a former lecturer in the Spanish department at Amherst, claimed discrimination, retaliation, intentional infliction of…
    Jon Guze, January 5, 2016
  • The U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Oral Arguments in an Important Case on Monday

    The case is Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, and the outcome will determine whether teachers and other public employees can be forced to pay fees to public employee unions. The case won’t directly affect us here in North Carolina. Fortunately for us, North Carolina law forbids collective bargaining by public employees. However,…
    Jon Guze, January 5, 2016