The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
Issues in the News
1. HURRICANE KATRINA
Sen. Trent Lott calls on the federal and Mississippi state government to cut the red tape which is slowing down delivery of relief supplies.
CEI Expert Available to Comment: President Fred L. Smith, Jr. reflects on growing up in the New Orleans area and how new political and legal structures can enable the Gulf Coast to prosper in the future.
2. LEGAL & CONSTITUTIONAL
The death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist leaves a second vacancy for President Bush to fill on the Supreme Court.
An Australian court rules against file-sharing software maker Kazaa in a copyright infringement suit, mirroring a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.