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John Yoo On The John Batchelor Show

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses his Fox News article "Seattle unrest – Does Trump have the power to intervene? Should he?"

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Law Talk, With Epstein & Yoo, #135: "Give Me The Epstein!”

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Law Talk With Epstein, Senik & Yoo
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Policing, qualified immunity, SCOTUS’s LGBT discrimination case, the controversy over the John Bolton book, and a novel exercise in intellectual property law.

In the News

Why US Is Trying To Curtail ICC Investigation Over 'War Crimes' In Afghanistan

quoting John Yoovia Fox News
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The U.S. government made it clear in March that it would not cooperate with an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into alleged war crimes committed by U.S. military and intelligence personnel in Afghanistan, and late last week, the Trump administration doubled-down on its stance by issuing an executive order that paves the way for ICC employees and their families to be barred from entry to the United States and slapped with economic sanctions.

In the News

How Defunding The Police Endangers American Lives, Liberty, And Property

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Federalist
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The government does a lot that is absurd, foolish, and wrong, but the last thing we should cut is the state’s role in protecting our lives and property.

In the News

In The Name Of The Communist Ideal

cited Timothy Garton Ashvia International View Point
Monday, June 15, 2020

One of the received ideas that became a ‘truth’ after the fall of the Berlin Wall was that the Soviet bloc’s populations cursed communism, yet obeyed it slavishly. In fact, many social movements within the Eastern bloc had long aspired to genuine socialism. The collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1989-1991 is still portrayed as a collection of simplistic clichés. British political analyst Timothy Garton Ash says that ‘in 1989 Europeans proposed a new model of non-violent, velvet revolution’, a reverse image of that of the storming of the Winter Palace in October 1917. 

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Beware Of Tort Liability For COVID Cases

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, June 15, 2020

Reputational and regulatory sanctions are both cheaper and more effective.

Analysis and Commentary

A Veteran’s View Of American Policing

by Tunku Varadarajanvia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, June 12, 2020

New York’s longest serving police commissioner on George Floyd, how the NYPD made racial progress, and good and bad reform proposals.


Seattle Unrest – Does Trump Have The Power To Intervene? Should He?

by John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Unrest in Seattle continues the question of whether President Donald Trump should send U.S. troops into American cities to restore order.


A Constitutional Response To Trump’s Firings Of Inspectors General

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

In recent months, President Trump has fired or removed five inspectors general and sought to replace at least four of them with officials he perceives to be more loyal. Members of Congress have responded with bills to check the president through “for-cause” removal restrictions on inspectors general.

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The Libertarian: Law, Policing, And Criminal Justice Reform

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Distinguishing between the promising and perilous in criminal justice reform.


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