Wisdom and Absurdity
Professor James Kwak, an online columnist for The Atlantic, has posted "The Wisdom and the Absurdity in the Supreme Court's Health Care Decision" about last week's Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.
Professor Kwak is co-author of The Baseline Scenario, a leading blog covering economics and public policy. His articles have appeared in many publications, including Democracy, The American Prospect, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times, and on the web sites of The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, NPR, Foreign Policy, and The Financial Times. He co-authored 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown, a 2010 New York Times bestseller chronicling the rise of the financial sector over the past three decades.
His most recent book with co-author, Simon Johnson, is White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You.
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Andraya Pulaski '13 clearly remembers the day she decided she wanted to be a lawyer. She was 10 and spent a day shadowing a friend’s father at his firm. Now she is on the verge of fulfilling that dream.
On May 21, Professor Richard A. Wilson will present "International Law of Speech Crimes" as part of a series of guest lectures at the International Criminal Court, The Netherlands.
On May 20, the Law School's Insurance Law Center will present a symposium on Lawyers Professional Liability. The event is being presented in cooperation with the Hartford Chapter of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.
On May 17, Professor Richard Pomp will be a presenter at the 10th Annual New Mexico Tax Policy Conference in Albuquerque.
On May 15, Professor Darcy Kirk will be the luncheon speaker at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Law Librarians Association where she will update the group on the activities of the Association of American Law Libraries (AALL). Kirk currently serves as president of the AALL.
Professor Richard A. Wilson will deliver three talks in Oslo, Norway on May 14 and 15 including "Gangster's Paradise? Framing Crime in Sub-Saharan Africa" at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo.