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by Mary J. Croninvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

Imagine going to a shopping mall in which researchers follow you from store to store, taking notes on every product you examine or buy. Would you shop in such a place? Chances are, you already do. Welcome to the Internet. By Mary J. Cronin.

Crime Goes High Tech

by Abraham D. Sofaervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

The crime stats for cyberspace are up—way up. Hoover fellow Abraham D. Sofaer explains how to battle the recent rash of cybercrime.

Beware the Brave New World

by Charles J. Sykesvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 30, 2000

You’ve got mail—and Big Brother wants to read it. Hoover fellow Charles J. Sykes explains why the government wants to be able to get into your computer.

The War America Lost

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

The war on drugs hasn’t just failed to reduce drug use, it has actually made matters worse. Hoover fellow Joseph D. McNamara on why we should call the drug war off.

To America's Health: A Proposal to Reform the Food and Drug Administration

by Henry I. Millervia Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, January 1, 2000

A government monopoly over drug regulation is not sacrosanct. This hard-hitting book describes the current regulation of drugs by the FDA and proposes a model for fundamental, yet workable, reform—including an innovative proposal for drug testing and certification review.

How to Police the Police

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

Do aggressive police tactics reduce crime in our largest cities? Despite what you may have heard, Hoover fellow Joseph D. McNamara argues, they don’t. An urban myth exposed.

The Dangerous Federalization of Crime

by Edwin Meese IIIvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

Federal crimes used to be limited to matters that truly involved the whole nation, such as treason and counterfeiting. But lately the federal government has been amending its criminal statutes to take over more and more criminal prosecution from the states. Hoover fellow Edwin Meese III on an especially pernicious form of federal aggrandizement.

Book ’Em

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 30, 1999

The biggest improvement in the lives of ordinary Americans during the last couple of decades? According to Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker, the drastic reduction in the rate of crime. The Nobel laureate explains how the United States finally did it.

Big Brother Is Listening

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

The FBI and the Department of Justice are proposing tight controls on the production and sale of encryption software. Hoover fellow Joseph D. McNamara argues that the proposals would allow unprecedented government intrusion into our lives, weaken the economy—and actually increase crime.


Capital for Our Time: The Economic, Legal and Management Challenges of Intellectual Capital

via Hoover Institution Press
Monday, November 2, 1998

A collection of essays on solving our economic, legal, and management challenges, Capital For Our Time is among the first to bring together experts from widely different fields to address the challenges of intellectual capital. These prominent professionals discuss the impact of intellectual capital on national and corporate performance.


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.