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The Best and Worst Contracts Decisions

This remarkable anthology of essays, which was edited by Val Ricks and published in Volume 45 of the Florida State Law Review, includes two concise contributions by yours truly: (a) “A Bayesian Analysis of the Hadley Rule” (pp. 925-928) in … Continue reading

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#firstgenproblems

Shout out to all first generation scholars and to Kris Harvey, who we met at the inaugural Focus on First Generation Conference held at FIU earlier this week. Ms Harvey is the curator of this helpful website designed for first … Continue reading

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Article IV, Section 3

Article IV, Section 3 of the original 1787 U.S. Constitution delegates to Congress the power to admit new states into the union. Pursuant to this constitutional provision, Representative Darren Soto (pictured below) recently introduced a bill in Congress authorizing the … Continue reading

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Old Mexico

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Open borders?

The map pictured below visualizes the average daily totals of people entering the USA from Mexico by car, bus, or on foot at various ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Was “the father of philosophy” a wealthy playboy?

File under: “revisionist history that is probably true.” Although the Athenian philosopher Plato presents the great Socrates as “a man of humble background, little education, few means and unappealing looks,” Plato was probably painting a false or incomplete picture of … Continue reading

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Taxonomy of half-empty, half-full water glasses

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