William J. Quirk

William J. Quirk was a professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law and a former contributing editor of The New Republic. He died in September 2014.

Good Fences Make Good Bankers

Too Big to Fail Becomes Too Big to Jail: an Update

by William J. Quirk | Friday, March 01, 2013

Federal Student-Loan Sharks

Why is the government gouging our college kids? The new law on loan rates just makes things worse

by William J. Quirk | Thursday, September 05, 2013

Living on $500,000 a Year

What F. Scott Fitzgerald’s tax returns reveal about his life and times

by William J. Quirk | Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Too Big to Fail and Too Risky to Exist

Four years after the 2008 financial crisis, banks are behaving more recklessly than ever

by William J. Quirk | Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Too Bad Not to Fail

Just what are derivatives, and how much more damage can they do?

by William J. Quirk | Tuesday, June 01, 2010