Sarbox Appealed to Supreme Court | Control Abuse of Power

D.C. Circuit Denies Rehearing, But 5-to-4 Split Signals Importance of Issue Washington, D.C., November 19, 2008—On a 5 to 4 split, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit this week declined to review a constitutional challenge to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. The Competitive Enterprise Institute, together with the law firm of Jones

Control Abuse of Power

Got a Brand New Place Recently, the loved one and I also decided to buy a good quality house. It’s an excellent investment, as it enables us to avoid losing income on condo accommodations. Furthermore, all of us have an resource rather than some thing somebody else is the owner of. Right after we pay off

CEI Takes on Unconstitutional Agency in Court

Federal Accounting Board Itself Unaccountable Washington, D.C., April 15, 2008—Today, as Americans scurried to get their tax forms into the IRS, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments about another agency that can impose big fines and reams of paperwork on small businesses. The very structure of this agency makes the IRS look like a

Controlled Power | Not another 1984 please.

I proceeded to go shopping last week for some gadgets, and I need to point out, they come quite some distance ever since while I was a youngster. Back in my own time, they had a few simple toys, and also absolutely nothing close to as remarkable compared to what they provide today. The most

Lawsuit Against Tobacco Settlement Proceeds

Federal Court Hears MSA Lawsuit Amid Embarrassments Over Settlement Spending Washington, D.C., February 6, 2008—A lawsuit challenging the 46-state tobacco “Master Settlement Agreement” (MSA) proceeds today, amid fresh reports of states misspending settlement revenue. The lawsuit, brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, is the subject of a hearing in federal district court on Monday. The lawsuit seeks

Supreme Court Turns Away Justice Department Tobacco Suit

Statement by Hans Bader, Special Projects Counsel Washington, D.C., October 17, 2005— The Supreme Court today rightly rejected the Justice Department’s attempt to revive its demand that the tobacco industry pay the Government $280 billion under the Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), denying the Justice Department’s petition for certiorari in United States v. Philip Morris. The