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Around the web, January 3



  • More on EFCA's real kicker, compulsory arbitration [Jackson Lewis, h/t Eric B. Meyer]
  • In L.A. and even Boston, billboards now part of the historic-preservation legacy [Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason]
  • Big Washington Post what-went-wrong-at-AIG series, parts one, two, three, fascinating but Arnold Kling is left feeling unsatisfied;
  • "Eating VPs for breakfast": Detroit execs learn they'd better stay on union's good side, it could get them fired [Logan Robinson, WSJ]; call it even? carmaker CEOs had private jets, UAW brass has $33 million golf resort [Fox News]; government as backseat driver: more on CAFE and Detroit's plight from Holman Jenkins [WSJ]
  • Malpractice reform and doctor supply in Texas [Silver v. Frank in Overlawyered comments; also KevinMD]
  • Step inside the tent and have no fear, Madoff urged investors, everything in here's regulated by the federal government [Berlau/CEI]; NYTimes remembers: oh, yeah, Arthur Levitt's a big friend of ours, better not slam the SEC too hard [Cunningham, Concurring Opinions on Stephen Labaton]
  • Orac weighs in on unintended consequences of rules limiting work hours of MDs-in-training [Respectful Insolence; earlier]

[N.B.: this particular roundup is based on recent stories I've noted on Twitter. If you use that social media service, do consider following me (thus getting them the moment they're posted) and also following the feed for new Point of Law posts here.]

 

 


Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
igorodetski@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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