Filter By:




Research Team

Use comma-separated ID numbers for each author

Support the Hoover Institution

Join the Hoover Institution's community of supporters in advancing ideas defining a free society.

Support Hoover

Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentary

Law Talk with Epstein & Yoo “The Bottle Episode”

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Hoover Daily Report
Friday, January 17, 2020

The legality of the Iran strikes, an update on impeachment, whether DOJ can compel Apple to unlock phones, and the First Amendment implications of personalized license plates.

In the News

The Fascist Roots Behind Today's Justification Of Political Violence

cited Norman M. Naimarkvia American Thinker
Friday, January 17, 2020

A few weeks ago, I met an old friend who is a professor. We discussed various issues, but when the subject of Antifa came up I was surprised by what he said. He stated that the acts of violence committed by Antifa are justifiable because we know what fascists have done and should do anything to prevent that from happening again. 

In the News

The Science Of Polling In 2020 And Beyond

quoting Douglas Riversvia Science Friday
Friday, January 17, 2020

The Iowa caucus is less than three weeks away and polls this week show that Vice President Joe Biden has a six point lead over other primary challengers in the Democratic race. Six days ago, a different poll had Senator Bernie Sanders up by three points in Iowa, and at the start of the year another poll had the candidates tying in the state.

Uncommon Knowledge new logo 1400 x 1400
Blank Section (Placeholder)

The Impeachment Handbook with John Yoo & Richard Epstein

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, January 17, 2020


The impeachment proceedings against President Trump has now reached the Senate and to help our viewers navigate the legal and political issues surrounding it, Peter Robinson sits down with the Hoover Institution’s Visiting Fellow John Yoo and Senior Fellow Richard Epstein, two of the foremost legal scholars in the country.

In the News

The Bernie Sanders Fallacy

cited Edward Paul Lazearvia The New York Times
Thursday, January 16, 2020

This is a golden age for “Theyism.” This is the belief that there is some malevolent, elite “they” out there and “they” are destroying life for the rest of us.

In the News

Tyler Cowen On "State Capacity Libertarianism" I: Is It The Wave Of The "Smart" Libertarian Future?

cited John H. Cochrane, David R. Hendersonvia Reason
Thursday, January 16, 2020

In a much-discussed recent blog post, economist Tyler Cowen advocates what he calls "state capacity libertarianism" (which I will call "SCL" for short). He makes two claims: that "state capacity libertarianism" is the view that "the smart classical liberals and libertarians" are already moving towards even as traditional libertarianism is in decline, and that SCL is the right world-view for libertarians to adopt.

In the News

A President Of Lesser Violence

quoting John Yoovia Business World
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Vociferous doubts continue regarding the legality of the US’ drone strike that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. The crucial factor remains the unknown facts, over which hinges the applicable law and its implications.

Make A Run For The White House, Meghan! You’re The Disruptor This Country Needs

by Markos Kounalakis
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Meghan Markle for president! This is not a joke. Markle is over the age of 35, a resident of the United States for at least 14 years and a natural-born citizen. That’s more than we can say about either foreign-born John McCain or Ted Cruz.


Jack Goldsmith On The Lawfare Podcast: 2020 Candidates And Executive Power

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith discusses the history of the executive power survey, the value of the questionnaire, and the takeaways from responses to this year’s questions.

In the News

Stanford University's Hoover Institution - Summer Policy Boot Camp

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Columbia University
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is offering a one-week public policy boot camp that will take place at their campus from August 16-22, 2020.


Research Teams