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February 28, 2013 11:11 AM The American Bar Association Prefers White Men

Maya Sen (University of Rochester) shows in a working paper (pdf, ungated) that the American Bar Association (ABA) has systematically assigned lower judicial qualification ratings to minority and female nominees for U.S. District Courts. This finding holds after controlling for...

By Erik Voeten

August 04, 2012 1:00 PM Online Piracy Isn't a Problem

Every day, people download millions of songs without paying for them. It’s a practice known as online piracy and the music industry has been demanding tougher laws to combat it since the rise of Napster in 1999. On the surface,...

By Danny Vinik