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
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
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
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
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