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Around the web, September 20

  • The problem of overcriminalization in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: does the UK handle bribery cases better? [Economist; Reuters]
  • More on Oasis patent troll case. [Frankel; earlier]
  • The two "kindergarten"-snark judges are each spanked. [Texas Lawyer; Delaware Online; earlier]

  • Reason settles several meritless libel lawsuits brought against it for $0 after much procedural wrangling, but is still on the hook for the cost of defending itself, demonstrating the need for national anti-SLAPP law. [Sullum; Techdirt; Public Citizen; Public Citizen; Volokh; Bennett]
  • Parent threatened by government for allowing child to ride bicycle to school. [BikeWalk Tennessee via Alkon]

  • The need for better teacher evaluation metrics. [Washington Examiner]
  • What media bias? A telling slur on libertarianism by Adam Gopnik of the New York Times. [Boaz]
  • Ford ad slams competitors for their role in taking bailout money. [USNWR]

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