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Adam White: Border Security National Emergency Declaration

interview with Adam J. Whitevia C-SPAN
Monday, March 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White joins a panel discussion about President Trump’s border security emergency declaration. They talk about the constitutional and statutory implications of the president’s declaration and make suggestions for what they think Congress should do in response.


Victor Davis Hanson: Elites "Never Subject To The Ramifications Of Their Abstract Ideology"

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, March 15, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses illegal immigration, sanctuary cities, and border enforcement.

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Area 45: The Myths Of Immigration With Tim Kane

interview with Timothy Kanevia Area 45
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Prospects for a solution to immigration reform in a divided Washington.


For California Lawmakers, Why One Police Shooting Should Trigger More Than A Question Of Excessive Force

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, March 14, 2019

For nearly two weeks now, Sacramento has been consumed by an individual who doesn’t hold office and never will.

In the News

Inside The Beltway: Border Patrol Deals With ‘Complete Catastrophe‘

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia Stock Standard
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Is there a crisis on the southern border? Here comes a reality check from Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, which represents 16,000 Border Patrol agents.
In the News

Donald Trump's National Emergency Declaration Could Jeopardize Wall Construction, Legal Experts Say

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia Newsweek
Monday, March 11, 2019

President Donald Trump's decision to pursue wall construction through a national emergency declaration could jeopardize his ability to build a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, legal experts told The Texas Tribune.


Border Security Officials Gearing Up For Record Number Of Migrant Families Trying To Enter US

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Monday, March 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses whether President Trump's nation emergency declaration passes constitutional muster.

Analysis and Commentary

Should Blackmail Be Legal?

by David R. Hendersonvia The Library of Economics and Liberty
Thursday, February 14, 2019

In his latest column for Bloomberg, “Seven Lessons About Blackmail,” economist Tyler Cowen takes up the issue of blackmail. What motivated it, of course, as he makes clear, is the recent controversy involving Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’s allegation that the National Enquirer has blackmailed him.

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Reasonable Disagreements: A Great Attorney General Pick, Barr None

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Thursday, February 7, 2019

President Trump’s nomination of William Barr to be Attorney General.

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Reasonable Disagreements: The Rule Of Law And Other People’s Money

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

An unconstitutional wealth grab?


National Security & Law Task Force

The National Security and Law Task Force examines the rule of law, the laws of war, and US constitutional law to make proposals that strike an optimal balance between individual freedom and the vigorous defense of the nation against terrorists both abroad and at home.