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American Commercial Law: A Brief Celebration

by Robert E. Hall, Susan E. Woodwardvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

Hoover fellow Robert E. Hall and economist Susan E. Woodward examine our much-maligned system of commercial law-and find that it works pretty darned well. Why the United States doesn't have too many lawyers.

Why Mafias Develop

by Annelise Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

Mafias operate in Sicily, the United States, Russia, and elsewhere. Hoover fellow Annelise Anderson examines the economics of organized crime.

Laboratories of Democracy

by Suzanne B. Laportevia Policy Review
Saturday, March 1, 1997

Download your local sheriff

Crime and Management

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 1997

Former San Jose, California, chief of police and Hoover fellow Joseph D. McNamara believes that if law enforcement were an industry, the nation's police force would qualify as a "mature organization saddled with a monopoly-minded culture." How McNamara turned the force in San Jose around.

The Imperial Judiciary—And What Congress Can Do About It

by Edwin Meese IIIvia Policy Review
Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Unelected federal judges are using their awesome power to usurp democracy from the American people.

Three Cheers for Three Strikes

by Dan Lungren via Policy Review
Friday, November 1, 1996

California enjoys a record drop in crime

Lessons from Abroad

by Heidi Goldsmithvia Policy Review
Friday, November 1, 1996

Shalom for at-risk youth

Redd Scare

by Joseph Locontevia Policy Review
Friday, November 1, 1996

A drill sergeant's brilliant assault on juvenile crime

Out of Order

by Steven G. Calabresivia Policy Review
Sunday, September 1, 1996

Clinton's court and its assault on justice

Addicted to Failure

by Robert Portman via Policy Review
Sunday, September 1, 1996

National politicians must think locally to win the war on drugs


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