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Analysis and Commentary

Small Towns, Big Companies: How Surveillance Intermediaries Affect Small And Midsize Law Enforcement Agencies

by Anne Bousteadvia Lawfare
Monday, February 12, 2018

As Justice Samuel Alito noted in United States v. Jones, “[i]n the pre-computer age, the greatest protections of privacy were neither constitutional nor statutory, but practical.” Nevertheless, there has been increasing recognition that practical protections for privacy do not dissipate entirely when digital-age government officials seek commercially collected information.


The Scalia Lecture: “Liberal Education, Law, And Liberal Democracy”

by Peter Berkowitzvia Harvard Law
Friday, February 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses liberal education, law, and democracy.

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Bush(43) On Immigrant Cotton Pickers

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Friday, February 9, 2018

Former President George W. Bush, a man whose tenure as president included some things to be admired, stepped into the immigration debate this week in support of the Democrats’ DACA duplicity and deceit.


FISA-Gate Is Scarier Than Watergate

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, February 8, 2018

The press used to uncover government wrongdoing. Today’s press is defending it.

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No, Republicans Aren't Waging A War On G-Men

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia New York Post
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Republican Party is the law-and-order party. That’s not new, and it isn’t seriously contested. However, according to liberal media outlets such as the Huffington Post, Republicans are waging a “war on G-men.” The idea that Republicans are suddenly splitting from the FBI is a fantasy designed by the Democrats to attack a GOP strength and to distract from the growing revelations about anti-Trump maneuvering by a few senior FBI officials.


National Review Columnist Victor Davis Hanson On Chicago's Morning Answer (1:55)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Chicago's Morning Answer
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the release of the Nunes memo and the forthcoming Democratic response.

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Exploring The Frontiers Of Free Speech At Scalia Law School

mentioning Adam J. Whitevia Competitive Enterprise Institute
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Free speech fans were treated to a fascinating and informative day of discussion recently when the Center for the Study of the Administrative State presented its conference “Free Speech and the Administrative State.”


The FISA-Gate Boomerangs

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Many questions remain, but Democrats, including Obama, are probably not going to look good when we get the answers.


Democrats’ Immigration Radicalism: The Gift That Keeps On Giving For Donald Trump

by Jeremy Carl
Monday, February 5, 2018

The more we talk about the actual reality of U.S. immigration policy, the more we win. 

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A Tale Of Two Memos: Mulvaney, Nunes Missives Both Press Rule Of Law

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia The New York Sun
Monday, February 5, 2018

The story of the Trump administration this year has been the story of two memos. There is the Nunes Memo, from the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, describing “abuses” by the FBI and the Department of Justice in wiretapping a volunteer adviser to the Trump campaign


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