Category Archives: The Courts

Thoughts of Employment Testing and Liability

Recently, Yaron Brook published interesting commentary about the Aunt Becky college admissions scandal.  He shared an anecdote about a conversation with company executives about why they don’t test job candidates in order to qualify them for employment. Here is Brook’s … Continue reading

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Question 12: Should the Government Force a Man to Pay Child Support?

Recently, via the Leonard Peikoff podcast, Yaron Brook answered the question, “Should the Government Force a Man to Pay Child Support?” While I almost always agree with Dr. Brook, in this response, he got the answer wrong. In fairness to … Continue reading

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When a cop gives you a traffic ticket, is that money in his pocket? In Georgia, yes.

The Augusta Chronicle reports that 5% of the money collected from traffic tickets go to a supplemental pension fund called Georgia Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund.  That’s right folks; that is money in the officer’s pocket eventually.  The more … Continue reading

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Question #5: Are compulsory juries moral?

I have encountered the following questions many times; writing about it is an old old old to do task on my correct-the-naughty list.  As it has come up again recently, from yet another otherwise reasonable person, let me bang this … Continue reading

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Are Government Regulations Inherently Illegitimate?

In the TOS blog, Michael A. LaFerrera has a post titled, “Where does Valid Law End and Regulation Begin?”  It is a relevant question with an easy answer, but the post’s analysis totally misses the mark in my opinion. The … Continue reading

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