Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 59)

  • What’s at Stake when UNC Plays Clemson?

    In his weekly College Football Review, a conservative blogger and NC State fan known as “the Hammer” raises an interesting possibility: Whichever team wins the ACC Championship game, and it could very well be Carolina, has a guaranteed spot in the four team playoff and…
    Jon Guze, November 30, 2015
  • Economic Freedom and the Regulatory State

    In a recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, Cause of Action’s Executive Director Dan Epstein tells the harrowing story of a cancer screening provider that was “hounded out of business” by the FTC: Since 2013, my organization has defended … LabMD … against meritless allegations from the Federal Trade Commission. Last…
    Jon Guze, November 24, 2015
  • Student Protest at Duke

      Students at Duke have joined their contemporaries at Yale, Mizzou, and other campuses across the country in demanding the the university do something about a level of racism on campus that, they claim, is so extreme that it makes them feel “unsafe.” The Chronicle reports: Students presented a…
    Jon Guze, November 22, 2015
  • Legal Zoom Defeats the NC State Bar

    Back in March I wrote about an long-running dispute between the North Carolina State Bar and online legal document service provider LegalZoom. Last month the parties announced a settlement, and, as Ben Barton reports at Bloomberg’s Big Law Business blog, the terms of that settlement constitute a…
    Jon Guze, November 19, 2015
  • JLF Files Brief in Map Act Case

    Last Friday the John Locke Foundation filed a brief in support of the plaintiffs in Kirby v. NCDOT, a case that is currently before the NC Supreme Court. We filed as amicus curiae (“a friend of the court”) because we wanted to bring certain facts and arguments to the…
    Jon Guze, November 11, 2015
  • Higher Education and the Regulatory State

    In a recent piece at the American Interest, Walter Russell Mead notes that: American colleges are diverting more and more money away from serving students and instead using their funds to develop a massive D.C. lobbying force. The Wall Street Journal reports: Colleges and universities…
    Jon Guze, November 10, 2015
  • Forward … to the Past?

    The Austin American-Statesman reports that: Uber is … launching a horse and buggy version of its service meant to simulate what the service would be reduced to if Austin City Council’s regulations passed. The “special service” is named after Council Member Ann Kitchen, the chair of…
    Jon Guze, November 9, 2015
  • Court Finds House Haunted “As a Matter of Law”

    On Halloween a few years ago, in the New York State Bar Association Journal, Daniel B. Moar described the case of Stambovsky v. Ackley: The plaintiff had commenced an action to rescind a real estate purchase after he discovered that the house he bought was possessed by ghosts.
    Jon Guze, October 31, 2015