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Book Review: Lastra’s International Financial and Monetary Law

by Peter Conti-Brown — Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

It may be the case that legal academics in the U.S. are no longer rewarded for writing treatises. Fortunately for us, the same standard appears not to apply to our British counterparts. Rosa M. Lastra, one of the leading experts on central banks and a pioneer in central banking law, has written the second edition […]

Remembering Martha Derthick & The Politics of Ideas

by Bruce Huber — Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

It’s worth taking some time here to note the passing in January of one of the great scholars of regulation and public policy, Martha Derthick (emerita of the University of Virginia Department of Politics). Nice remembrances can be found here, here, and here . Derthick’s work roamed widely through American politics, but of particular relevance […]

Book Review – Supreme Ambitions: A Novel

by Peter Conti-Brown — Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

SPOILER ALERT: This post will discuss some of the late-breaking developments of David Lat’s new novel, Supreme Ambitions: A Novel Forgive the diversion from financial regulation/central banking, but I’ve read David Lat’s Supreme Ambitions , a consuming thriller about—I’m not kidding—judicial law clerks. Since I imagine our readership and Lat’s readership overlap to some extent, […]