Langvardt, Kyle

Langvardt, Kyle

Professor Langvardt joined the UDM faculty in Fall 2012. Before UDM Law, he was a Lecturer in Business Law and Ethics at Indiana University, Bloomington. Prior to that he was an Associate with Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell in Chicago. Professor Langvardt's research interests include free speech and election law.

The a priori use of the consumer confidence argument

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Langvardt, Kyle
Professor Langvardt joined the UDM faculty in Fall 2012. Before UDM Law, he was
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on Tuesday, 12 March 2013
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I was listening to yesterday's Diane Rehm show and heard the following exchange between a caller named Tina and an economist named Ed Conard.  I've attached Tina's question and Conard's response below so that you can check my characterization of what was said. Basically, Tina's family is well-to-do but frugal.  Tina asked whether her family's low level of consumer spending is the sort of thing that affects the economy in one way or ano...

Is anti-pitbull bias wrong?

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Professor Langvardt joined the UDM faculty in Fall 2012. Before UDM Law, he was
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A piece in Salon argues against the perception that pitbulls are unusually aggressive dogs.  I’m well-enough convinced (or sufficiently uninterested) to end my investigation here. That being said, if I were inclined to get a dog, I still wouldn’t get a pitbull.  If my neighbor gets a dog, I hope it’s not a pitbull.  If the city of Detroit wants to require the spaying and neutering of pitbulls, I’m all for it.  Pitbulls scare ...