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The Life and Death of American Cities

by Stephen Moorevia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

Stephen Moore examines the proposition that immigrants impose burdens on the cities where they live, acting as an economic drag. The facts, he finds, suggest otherwise.

Too Many Cops Think It's a War

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

When New York City police were accused of torturing a Haitian immigrant recently, the city's police commissioner claimed that the incident was an "aberration." Hoover fellow Joseph D. McNamara doubts it. An essay by the former San Jose chief of police.

Making Criminals Pay

by Joseph Locontevia Policy Review
Thursday, January 1, 1998

Genesee County leads a national movement to make criminals accountable to their victims


The Debate in the United States over Immigration

via Hoover Institution Press
Friday, December 5, 1997

These essays examine economic, political, social, and legal issues related to immigration into the United States—from compelling arguments for limited immigration to forceful arguments for open borders. They assess the benefits and costs of immigration and its impact on education, social welfare, and health care.

The Gender Refs

by Elizabeth Arensvia Policy Review
Saturday, November 1, 1997

Federal regulators lock arms with college athletic departments to gut men’s sports in the name of equality

How Congress Can Rein in the Courts

by Edwin Meese IIIvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 1997

Judges have assumed vast powers the founders never intended. The solution? Congress should assert a few powers the founders did intend. An analysis by Hoover fellow and former Attorney General of the United States Edwin L. Meese III.

We Hold These Truths

by Douglas W. Kmiecvia Policy Review
Monday, September 1, 1997

Doug Kmiec toasts the Supreme Court’s return to federalism

Where the Press Will Still Be Free

by Edward Neilanvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Now that Hong Kong has reverted to the control of mainland China, Hoover media fellow Edward Neilan believes, Western correspondents will begin leaving Hong Kong to base themselves instead in Taiwan. A report from Taipei.

The Costs of Getting Tough

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

In November 1994, California voters passed Proposition 184, the "three strikes" ballot initiative. The initiative required criminals to receive life sentences for third felony convictions. How has the law been working? According to Hoover fellow and former San Jose chief of police Joseph D. McNamara, not well at all.

The Present Crisis

by Paul Richvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

The passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement raised Mexican hopes. Now Mexico's own culture of corruption has dashed them. A report by Hoover fellow Paul Rich, who spends half of each year south of the border.


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