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The Jurisprudence Of Found-Object Taxidermy

The Jurisprudence Of Found-Object Taxidermy

A squib in the popular press. A recollected anecdote. A recent law review article. A reference to ska music from the late 1980’s. A daring proposal resting upon an untestable postulate. A recasting of intellectual incentives.

Perfect blogfodder.

The bureaucratic mindset

Matthew Yglesias has already poked fun at this interview with the new head of DC’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, but the entire exchange really has to be read to be believed. It’s not that Nicholas Majett is a bad guy, or particularly stupid, or indifferent to the community he’s working for. He self-consciously…