Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 61)

  • 2nd Amendment News

    The CTPost reports that: Gun-safety advocates hailed a judge’s ruling that victims’ families can sue the manufacturer of the military-style rifle used in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, said it was an “important…
    Jon Guze, April 15, 2016
  • Not Holding My Breath

    CNN reports that: A court in central China on Wednesday ruled against a gay couple in the country’s first same-sex marriage lawsuit, dealing a blow to a nascent but increasingly visible campaign for LGBT equality. Will PayPal and Deutsche Bank start boycotting China? Will any of the other corporations and celebrities who are…
    Jon Guze, April 15, 2016
  • Union Minimum Wage Hypocrisy

    A blogpost at the American Interest begins with a quote from The Guadian: Los Angeles city council will hear a proposal on Tuesday to exempt union members from a $15 an hour minimum wage that the unions themselves have spent years fighting for. The…
    Jon Guze, April 15, 2016
  • In Case You Were Wondering

    In an article entitled “New Jersey court rules that Ted Cruz is a ‘natural born citizen’ eligible to become president,” Ilya Somin reports that: On Tuesday, New Jersey Administrative law Judge Jeff Masin ruled against a lawsuit claiming that Senator Ted Cruz is not eligible to become…
    Jon Guze, April 15, 2016
  • HB2 Derangement Syndrome

    In a recent article about the constitutionality of HB2, Campbell Law professor E. Gregory Wallace quotes from and provides a link to a page at the ACLU website that says: In just 12 hours on March 23, North Carolina’s lawmakers passed and Governor Pat McCrory signed the most…
    Jon Guze, April 14, 2016
  • Remembering Joe Louis

    Paul Beston has a piece at City Journal in which he points out that: PBS is rolling out the latest Ken Burns documentary, Jackie Robinson, which tells the story of the first black man to play in the major leagues in the modern era…. Burns says, in promoting his…
    Jon Guze, April 14, 2016
  • Have the Nuns and the Priests (and the Baptists) Won?

    A couple of weeks ago I wrote about an unusual order by the Supreme Court in Zubik v. Burwell, a case in which a group of religious organizations (including the Little Sisters of the Poor, Priests for Life, and East Texas Baptist University) have challenged the contraceptive…
    Jon Guze, April 14, 2016
  • Baffled by the proliferation of hypersensitive crybabies on college campuses? 

    Nick Haslam offers a possible explanation in an article entitled, “Why Concepts Creep to the Left.” Here’s the abstract: Many of psychology’s concepts have undergone semantic shifts in recent years. These conceptual changes follow a consistent trend. Concepts that refer to the negative aspects of human experience and…
    Jon Guze, April 11, 2016