Concentrated power imperils liberty

October 17, 2016 | By BRIAN HODGES

Last week’s decision in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau brought into fine focus the fact that one of the greatest threats to individual liberty is the unchecked growth of the administrative state. Because the enactment and enforcement of laws will often intrude upon an individual’s exercise of his or her rights, our fo ...


Will the government sue itself for disparate impact discrimination?

March 11, 2014 | By RALPH KASARDA

According to this article in the Wall Street Journal, the government regulators who rely on disparate impact theory to bring discrimination claims against businesses may themselves be liable for disparate impact discrimination. In 2010, Congress created yet another government agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), when it passed t ...