March 7 roundup

  • Ray LaHood’s forgotten predecessor: “How One Bureaucrat Almost Succeeded in Banning Car Radios” [Mike Riggs, Reason]
  • “Some Recent Nonsense on Freedom of Religion in the Times” [Paul Horwitz, Prawfs]
  • Choice of Ben Stein as speaker for ABA Tech Show raises eyebrows [Derek Bambauer, InfoLaw]
  • “Oblivion video game ‘Abomb” becomes federal lawsuit” [Abnormal Use]
  • Tort causation: “Probability for thee, mere possibility for me” [David Oliver]
  • Washington state says it won’t pay for “unnecessary” Medicaid ER visits. Can you see the unintended consequences coming? [White Coat]
  • Utah says family can’t fundraise for son’s legal defense without permit [Standard-Examiner via Balko]


  • Walter, bad link for Balko/Utah story.

  • The Standard-Examiner link is missing, the story is Fundraising stopped by family of suspect in officer shooting, By JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner, The Associated Press staff, Tue, 02/28/2012 – 6:20am

  • Link in last item failed.

  • I realize Oblivion sucks, just as its descendant – Skyrim.

    But going to court over bugs? Ludicrous.

  • Last link fixed now, thanks.