Year: August 1, 1999

Apr 01,1999

Trial Lawyers Take Aim

In the latest wave of mega-lawsuits, the cities of Chicago, New Orleans, Atlanta, Miami, and Bridgeport, among others, have filed lawsuits against firearm manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and trade associations because,...

Mar 01,1999

Know Your Customer: George Bailey meets Uncle Sam

Recently proposed federal regulations-commonly referred to as “Know Your Customer” (KYC) rules-would require banks and other financial institutions to monitor every transaction conducted by each of their customers and report...

Feb 01,1999

Foreign Aid Fallacies and Follies

The Clinton Administration is preparing to ask the new Congress to spend some $2.8 billion in “emergency” foreign aid–U.S. taxpayer dollars that will in theory be used to bolster developing...