Does America's economy need more high-skilled or low-skilled immigrants? How should we handle those currently here illegally? Where should Republicans and conservatives come down on these questions and the idea of comprehensive immigration reform? These were among the questions discussed at a lively AEI debate moderated by Timothy P. Carney on Wednesday evening. Read more..
Today, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of John L. Yates v. United States of America. Mr. Yates is accused of violating the anti-document shredding provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, legislation passed shortly after the 2001 Enron scandal, for throwing three undersized red grouper overboard after an encounter with Florida Fish and Wildlife. Read more at ALEC..
Is America's future economic success in jeopardy due to a poor educational system? Writers Eric Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson explain the shortcomings of American schools and various remedies. "Uncommon Knowledge" is a production of the Hoover Institution. Read more..