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Analysis and Commentary

Over-Regulating Things Like Asbestos Is Counter Productive

by Henry I. Millervia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Several years ago I participated in a colloquium whose title was something like “Advancing Technology: Thinking Outside the Box.” The presentations ranged from the ever-more imaginative uses of robots (fascinating) to irrigating the Sahara Desert for growing crops that by mid-century could sustain the planet’s burgeoning population (unconvincing).

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Security by the Book - Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, And The CIA

by Jack Goldsmith, Christopher Moranvia Lawfare
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Hoover Institution hosts "Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, and the CIA" on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST. 

Analysis and Commentary

Minogue On The Accountability Flip

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

My concern with democracy is highly specific. It begins in observing the remarkable fact that, while democracy means a government accountable to the electorate, our rulers now make us accountable to them.

Terry Moe and Peter Robinson
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Is The Constitution Out Of Date?

interview with Terry M. Moevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government--and Why We Need a More Powerful Presidency

Analysis and Commentary

Attribution Of Malicious Cyber Incidents: From Soup To Nuts

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Monday, September 12, 2016

For those interested - a (pre-publication) review paper on attribution of malicious cyber incidents that synthesizes a number of previous works on the subject and adds a few new insights on the topic.


Adam White On Reviewing Independent Agency Rulemaking

featuring Adam J. Whitevia Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Thursday, September 8, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White gives testimony about reviewing independent agency rulemaking to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management. Here’s White's written statement: http://www.hsgac.senate.gov/download/white-statement

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The Libertarian: "The Dangers Of The Martin Act"

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

How a New York law opened the door for the persecution of climate change skeptics.

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The Libertarian: “The Exclusionary Rule And The Supreme Court”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, June 23, 2016

A new ruling expands the investigative power of police.

Analysis and Commentary

What Cybersecurity Can Teach Us About Campus Physical Security

by John Villasenorvia Forbes
Friday, June 3, 2016

As a UCLA faculty member who works on critical infrastructure cybersecurity, I spend a lot of time thinking about how to secure the complex networks and systems that deliver our energy, water, food, and data. Given the tragic June 1 murder-suicide at UCLA, it’s particularly timely to consider some important security analogies between those systems and physical spaces such as university campuses.

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The Libertarian: “Title IX and College Justice”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Washington’s role in the campus rape debate.


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.