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The Cayman Islands Revolution

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Andrew Morriss
University of Alabama School of Law

Did you know a revolution quietly took place in the Caribbean whose effects have been felt worldwide? Welcome to the Cayman Islands, where a mosquito-infested, British protectorate transformed itself into a financial powerhouse whose know-how created jobs and spurred economic growth here in America. Including a plan helping the poor pay lower healthcare premiums.

We teamed up with the Federalist Society to send Prof. Andrew Morriss on location to find out just what it is about the island’s institutional, legal, and regulatory frameworks – and the rule of law – that made it all possible.


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May 5, 2014 - May 11, 2014

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