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Trump's Deregulatory Successes

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Sunday, July 7, 2019

The power to engage in judicious deregulation is the power to allow creation.



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Famed Legal Scholar Richard Epstein To Lead Protect Our Parks’ Appeal

featuring Richard A. Epsteinvia Hyde Park Herald
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Protect Our Parks has has accepted University of Chicago law professor Richard Epstein’s pro bono offer to lead its appeal against the city and Chicago Parks District after the federal district court threw out their case to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center (OPC) in Jackson Park.

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Lessons From The Hoover Institution Policy Boot Camp Video Series

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution's PolicyEd program is launching a new video series "Lessons from the Hoover Institution Policy Boot Camp," featuring lectures from the intensive, one-week program available to a select group of college students, recent graduates, and young professionals. Covering the economic, political, and social aspects of United States public policy, this new video series makes this exclusive educational content available to everyone.

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Misapplication Of Trade Secrets Law Could Doom Innovation

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia SE Texas Record
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Protecting intellectual property is a critical component of our nation’s founding and is essential to strengthening our economy, however flawed jury awards disconnected from underlying legal doctrine could have disastrous effects on collaboration and innovation. The United States Constitution allows Congress to write laws granting “authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries”.  


A Fine Time To Become An American

featuring Niall Fergusonvia The Patriot Post
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Yes, I picked a fine time to become an American — because it's always a fine time.

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A Quiet Revolution In Property Rights

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, July 1, 2019

The Supreme Court recently gave landowners a powerful tool to upend state power.

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To Protect Liberty, The Supreme Court Must Apply Nondelegation Doctrine

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia The Hill
Friday, June 28, 2019

It’s not often one has the opportunity to undo an original sin. The U.S. Supreme Court recently had that opportunity in Gundy v. United States. Unfortunately, the justices ate of the forbidden apple once again, leaving intact a 1928 ruling and continuing to forfeit some of our rights to self-governance.


Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, June 29, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Race Madness At Oberlin College."


Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, June 29, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Race Madness At Oberlin College."

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The Libertarian: Understanding Takings

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, June 28, 2019

A new Supreme Court decision enhances protection against government appropriation of private property.


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