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FINRA is a Double-Delegation Disaster

FINRA is a Double-Delegation Disaster

Photo by Ajay Suresh, Rights ReservedThe current nondelegation doctrine may not be long for this world, evidenced by the concurrence and dissent in this term’s Gundy v. United States. In its present iteration, the doctrine allows Congress to give away legislative...

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Bye-Bye, Buildingcrats

Bye-Bye, Buildingcrats

“I like not fair terms and a villain’s mind.” –William Shakespeare, The Merchant of VeniceWhen I told my friend (and fellow bookworm) that Strand Bookstore had just been designated a “landmark” in New York City, my friend clapped and smiled, excited at the idea that...

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Privatizing Idaho

Privatizing Idaho

Their Own Private Idaho“Something remarkable just happened in Idaho,” according to James Broughel at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, “The state legislature opted to—in essence – repeal the entire state regulatory code.” Idaho’s new governor, Brad Little...

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Judicial Fecklessness

Judicial Fecklessness

NCLA recently had the pleasure of hosting Peter Wallison at a lunch event to discuss his new book, Judicial Fortitude: The Last Chance to Rein in the Administrative State. (You can listen to audio of the event here.) As the title suggests, Wallison argues that to rein...

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Happy Patriots Day, America!

Happy Patriots Day, America!

How the Administrative State Spawned the Granddaddy of All Patriotic Holidays Patriots Day—the granddaddy of all patriotic holidays—is today, April 19th . While it deserves national recognition, it is an official holiday in only four states. In Massachusetts, Patriots...

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