Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein joins a panel discussion concerning Antonin Scalia’s work on telecommunications deregulation before he became a judge. Scalia played a key role in promoting removal of legal barriers to competition and innovation, which in turn laid the groundwork for the emergence of modern online data, voice, and entertainment delivery.
President-Elect Trump is zeroing in on a nominee for secretary of state. Election recounts begin amid fears of computer hacking. And in San Francisco, hackers hold the municipal railway system hostage. Plus, Shane is catching up to a great book. And Tamara has found herself a new partner in outrage against a menace to life in Washington DC.
In the words of the narrator in the post-apocalyptic videogame Fallout 3, “War never changes.” Although fundamentally, he may be right, when it comes to procedures, strategy, technology, and the arena of war, he could not be farther from the truth.
Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein talks about Trump Administration and examines whether there are legal consequences for the incoming president’s potential conflicts of interest. Some issues addressed are whether President Trump can strip flag-burners of their citizenship and whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions can thwart marijuana legalization in the states.