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Immigration that Pays Off

by Michael S. Bernstamvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

A novel idea to make immigration policy both fair and market-driven: require entrants to post "integration bonds."

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Orders in the Court

by Sharon Driscollinterview with Michael McConnellvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Executive orders are part of every president’s legal toolbox. But DACA? That, says Hoover scholar Michael W. McConnell, was the wrong tool for the job.

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The Libertarian: Climate Change, The Law, And Economics

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, January 19, 2018

Suing oil companies isn't a serious way to address climate change.

In the News

Report: Jeff Sessions Is Taking A Closer Look Into The FBI's 2010 Uranium One Investigation

quoting Michael McFaulvia The Western Journal
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked Justice Department prosecutors to look further into a 2010 controversial uranium deal that many critics linked to Bill and Hillary Clinton, according to NBC News. The prosecutors are interviewing FBI agents to have them explain the evidence they found in the original criminal investigation. This is reportedly being done in order to keep the pledge an assistant attorney general made to Congress last month to see if a special counsel should investigate the Uranium One deal.

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The Libertarian: Privacy Rights in the Digital Age

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, December 14, 2017
A Supreme Court case tests the limits of government surveillance with new technologies.
In the News

Duels, Drinks, Debates: Inside The John Adams Society

by Harvey C. Mansfieldvia Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

At a time when some are questioning Harvard’s commitment to free speech, the John Adams Society seeks to challenge what they see as the campus liberal orthodoxy—even if it means meeting in secret.

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The Libertarian: Michael Flynn, Donald Trump, And The Russia Investigation

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Does a guilty plea from the former national security advisor spell trouble for the White House?
Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Free Speech On The Decline

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

One reason to be concerned about the future of America is the reduced commitment of its young people to freedom, starting with free speech.


The Federalist Society Convention: Inside Washington's Real Nerd Prom

by Adam J. Whitevia The Federalist Society
Thursday, November 16, 2017

For conservative and libertarian lawyers, the Federalist Society’s annual convention in Washington is the unrivaled social event of the year: a nationwide class reunion, plus prom, plus the Oscars—with after-parties‚ all rolled into one. And it goes on for three days, starting today.

In the News

Amicus Brief Calls For Rehearing In Support Of Diocese Of South Carolina

quoting Michael McConnellvia Business Wire
Monday, November 13, 2017

Misapplication of neutral principles of law leads to constitutional conflicts and property rights confusion.


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

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