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Rod Rosenstein And The Very Valid Recusal Question

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The Washington Post
Thursday, May 31, 2018
The New York Times just filled out the story of James B. Comey's firing a little bit more.

Polarization Is Not the Problem

by Morris P. Fiorinavia Stanford Magazine
Friday, May 11, 2018

Since the early years of this century, political commentators have told the American public that the country is coming apart. Although survey data indicates that majorities of the American public believe such claims, a sober look at the data reveals a more complex picture.

New Talks by Hoover Fellows Recorded at the 2018 Spring Retreat

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

New Talks by Hoover Fellows Recorded at the 2018 Spring Retreat.

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“Deconstructing” the Administrative State? The Regulatory-Reform Agenda in Year Two

featuring Adam J. Whitevia Fellow Talks
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Adam White, Research Fellow, give a talk titled “Deconstructing” the Administrative State? The Regulatory-Reform Agenda in Year Two

Analysis and Commentary

Lanhee Chen: The “Liberal Lion” And The Future Of The Courts

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall Review
Friday, April 6, 2018

Stephen Reinhardt, who was called the “liberal lion” of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, passed away on March 29th in Los Angeles. During his almost 40 years on the appeals court bench, Reinhardt wrote opinions that struck down the constitutionality of the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and overturned Proposition 8, California’s initiative defining marriage as a male-female union.


Our Unelected Officials’ Distortions

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Why haven’t we held career government servants in the intelligence community and the Department of Justice accountable for their fabrications?
In the News

Taking The Mueller Protection Bills Seriously: A Response

quoting Adam J. Whitevia Lawfare
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Last Monday, I wrote a lengthy post about why Congress should pass the pending, bipartisan bills to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired without good cause—and why the proffered constitutional objections to that legislation are based upon a combination of unsubstantiated (and contestable) assumptions about the current Supreme Court’s willingness to overturn Morrison v. Olson and far more basic misunderstandings about what these bills would actually do.

In the News

US Unions Face Looming Threat Of Radical Funding Cut

quoting Joshua D. Rauhvia Financial Times
Friday, March 9, 2018

US Supreme Court justices are now formally reviewing the arguments they heard last month in what I believe to be the most politically and economically significant case of the year: Janus v AFSCME. The ruling in Janus, which will probably be handed down in late June, has the potential to radically cut the power and funding available to state and local employees’ unions.

In the News

Wanted: Lawmakers Who Shoulder Responsibility

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia The Hill
Monday, February 12, 2018
Washington may have enacted a budget deal early Friday, but bitter divisions laid bare along the way. Now the failure to grapple with how to pay for the increased spending bode ill for our government’s ability to resolve the multitude of pressing — but still gridlocked — issues.

Jamil Jaffer On House Intelligence Committee Memos And The Mueller Investigation

interview with Jamil Jaffervia C-SPAN
Friday, February 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discusses the latest on the Mueller investigation and disputes over House Intelligence Committee memos.