Nov
29

Indonesia Institutes Centralized Regulatory Review to Overcome Regulatory Obesity

Editor’s Note: Translated from the Indonesian original.

From: Indopos

Institution Created to Overcome Regulatory Obesity

The Joko Widodo government will form a special body that will manage all laws and regulations. The formulation of government regulations relating will be coordinated centrally and then legislature will be consulted. The aim is to respond to too many legal rules in Indonesia that slow the pace of development.

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Nov
28

Neomi Rao Was Right About Dwarf Tossing, Dignity, and Consent. She Deserves To Be a Federal Judge.

From: Reason

A defense of Brett Kavanaugh’s nominated replacement on the D.C. Circuit.

Seven years ago Neomi Rao, President Donald Trump’s pick to replace now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, defended the concept of “dwarf tossing”—wherein someone with dwarfism voluntarily allows himself to be thrown, while wearing protective gear, onto a padded surface. While invoking the example was no doubt provocative, Rao’s larger point dealt not with the sport itself but with the dignity inherent to making consensual arrangements.