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The Libertarian: The Economics Of Amazon

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, April 19, 2018

What President Trump gets wrong about the e-commerce giant.

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The Libertarian: The Cohen Raid

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Was the FBI’s targeting of the president’s lawyer an instance of legal overreach?

Reasonable Disagreements
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Reasonable Disagreements: Mulling The Mueller Investigation

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is a problem in terms of constitutional structure and accountability.

Tim Maurer's new book, Cyber Mercenaries
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A Discussion Of Tim Maurer's New Book: Cyber Mercenaries

interview with Tim Maurervia Lawfare
Monday, April 9, 2018

Tim Maurer discusses his new book, Cyber Mercenaries: The State, Hackers and Power, an exploration of the intersection between cyberspace and geopolitics.

Law and Justice

‘We The Corporations’ Review: Liberty, Incorporated

by Adam J. Whitevia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, April 8, 2018

A law professor writes that American courts had been debating the “rights” of corporations long before the Citizens United decision. Adam J. White reviews “We the Corporations” by Adam Winkler.

In the News

NYU Professor And Hoover Institution Scholar Tackles Gun Control And The Second Amendment

featuring Richard A. Epsteinvia The Daily Iowan
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Deterrents against homicide and remedies for public safety were some of the issues discussed by New York University law Professor Richard Epstein during a Thursday afternoon lecture at the Boyd Law Building.

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The Libertarian: The Unintended Consequences Of Anti-Discrimination Laws

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

How attempts to combat intolerance in the workplace can backfire.

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Area 45: Big Brother Facebook Is Watching You

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Area 45
Monday, April 2, 2018

Have Facebook and Mark  Zuckerberg fulfilled George Orwell’s vision of a society addicted to an all-knowing, all-watching telescreen? Niall Ferguson weighs in.

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Reasonable Disagreements: New Reforms for Misguided Financial Regulations

featuring Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Friday, March 30, 2018

Introducing Reasonable Disagreements with Richard Epstein and Adam White—who discuss and analyze the top legal issues of the day, and debate points of disagreement between their libertarian and conservative perspectives.

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Area 45: Scott Pruitt On How The Trump Administration Has Reoriented The EPA

interview with Scott Pruittvia Area 45
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, discusses the EPA’s highlights and priorities.


Research Teams

Hoover IP² is reviewing the premises of the US patent system to address questions of scope, specification, duration, and economic impact of that system.

The Conte Initiative on Immigration Reform aims to improve immigration law by providing innovative ideas and clear improvements to every part of the system, from border security to green cards to temporary work visas.