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The Early Chapters

mentioning Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Friday, June 15, 2018

The early books detailing investigations of the Trump campaign and Russia's interference in the 2016 election tend to have lame, repetitive endings.


Jamil Jaffer: Is Apple Doing The Right Thing In Closing A Security Loophole Used By Police?

interview with Jamil Jaffervia CNBC
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discussess whether Apple is doing the right thing in closing a security loophole used by police to gain access to iPhone user data, especially in catching criminals.
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Washington Braces For Inspector General Report On Clinton's Emails

quoting Jamil Jaffervia Washington Examiner
Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Justice Department's inspector general on Thursday will release the results of its investigation into claims that the FBI failed to follow department protocols when investigating Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, which could give Trump more ammo in his nonstop public fight against former FBI Director James Comey.

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Reasonable Disagreements: Pardon Me? A Trump-Mueller Discussion

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Constitutional issues surrounding Mueller’s appointment and investigation, and the power of the presidential pardon.

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Event Announcement: Conversation On American Constitutional Self-Government

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia SCOTUSblog
Friday, June 1, 2018

On June 06, 2018 at 10 a.m. EST, the Hoover Institution will host an event entitled, "Keeping Our Republic Through Turbulent Times: from the 1960s to Today," in Washington, D.C. Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit will speak. The event is free and will include a question-and-answer session.

Analysis and Commentary

Perspective: FDA Overreach On Genetically Engineered Animals

by Henry I. Miller, John Cohrssenvia Issues in Science and Technology
Friday, June 1, 2018
The oft-quoted quip "To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail" anticipated the practice of federal agencies expanding their mandate by shoehorning policy initiatives into regulatory regimes for which they were never intended.
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The Libertarian: Arbitration, Collective Bargaining, And The Supreme Court

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, June 1, 2018

Justice Gorsuch makes a dent in the Court’s misguided labor jurisprudence.

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Rod Rosenstein And The Very Valid Recusal Question

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The Washington Post
Thursday, May 31, 2018
The New York Times just filled out the story of James B. Comey's firing a little bit more.
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Trump's Dinesh D'Souza Pardon Is Legal. His Willingness To Subvert The Process Is Dangerous

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia NBC News
Thursday, May 31, 2018

There is absolutely no legal problem with President Donald Trump's newly announced pardon of controversial conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza, who pled guilty in 2014 to a felony violation of federal campaign finance laws.


Richard Epstein: Ep. 110: Craps

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses presidential pardons, FBI overreach, the deep state, legalized sports betting, and much more.


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