Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 57)

  • Time to Desegregate Law Schools Politically?

    The Winter 2016 issue of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy includes an article by James Lindgren entitled “Measuring Diversity: Law Faculties in 1997 and 2013.” Using data from the American Association of Law Schools and from the US Census Prof. Lindren finds that: Three groups account for most (or all)…
    Jon Guze, May 16, 2016
  • Is Islamophobia Accelerating Global Warming?

    A speaker at a recent MIT event seems to think so: This talk examines the relation between Islamophobia as the dominant form of racism today and the ecological crisis. It looks at the three common ways in which the two phenomena are seen to be linked: as…
    Jon Guze, May 13, 2016
  • Quote of the Day

    From Scott Sumner at TheMoneyIllusion: Obamacare … was going to improve health by eliminating the problem of people … without health insurance. The group that is far and away the least likely to have health insurance is Hispanics. They also have an obesity problem. And yet their life expectancy is…
    Jon Guze, May 13, 2016
  • A New Front in the Bathroom Wars

    A group calling itself “North Carolinians for Privacy” has sued the Department of Justice and the Department of Education over the Obama adminsitration’s demand that educational institutions in North Carolina “allow biological males to use restrooms and locker rooms designated for women and … allow biological females to use restrooms…
    Jon Guze, May 13, 2016
  • Actions Speak Louder than Words

    For a Harvard Law School graduate and former “constitutional law professor,” President Obama seems surprisingly confused about federalism and the separation of powers under the Constitution. On April 23rd, at a “town hall” meeting in London, he called on a student who said: I know that in…
    Jon Guze, May 6, 2016
  • Things Are Starting to Get Interesting!

    The Washington Post reports that: A group of Illinois students and parents sued the Obama administration Wednesday over its stance on transgender students’ access to school bathrooms and locker rooms, arguing that the U.S. Education Department is illegally forcing local authorities to let children use facilities that…
    Jon Guze, May 5, 2016
  • Target Should Welcome HB2

    In a recent article entitled, “Target takes stand on transgender bathroom controversy,” CNN reported that: Target said Tuesday that transgender customers at its stores are welcome to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity, the latest corporate reaction to a wave of legislation seen by critics as anti-LGBT.
    Jon Guze, May 4, 2016
  • “I know that in North Carolina, people are having to produce birth certificates to go to the toilet.”

    In an article entitled, “Emotional student comes out to Obama at town hall in London,” Mashable reports that: A student in London told U.S. President Barack Obama they identified as non-binary, and challenged the president to do more for transgender people. Maria Munir, 20, welled up…
    Jon Guze, May 3, 2016