November 7, 2018
Richard Epstein parses the argument that birthright citizenship is guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment, considers President Trump’s efforts to undo it by executive order, and lays out the principles that should guide immigration policy.
October 30, 2018
Richard Epstein examines the newly fashionable calls for “democratic socialism” in America, and explains what the effects of such an agenda would look like.
October 17, 2018
Richard Epstein sheds light on the scientific and economic shortcomings of a new climate change report from the UN.
October 10, 2018
Richard Epstein describes the pathologies of the modern administrative state, explores their historical genesis, and explains how the newest members of the Supreme Court may rein in the executive branch.
October 2, 2018
Richard Epstein examines the weaknesses of a new California law that requires a minimum number of women on corporate boards, and considers the dangers that accompany government-dictated diversity.
September 21, 2018
Richard Epstein examines the allegations made against Brett Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey Ford.
September 13, 2018
Richard Epstein reacts to the publication of an anonymous op-ed by a Trump Administration staffer detailing efforts to thwart the president’s agenda, examining the case for a DOJ investigation and the author’s contention that the 25th Amendment could be used to remove the president.
September 6, 2018
Richard Epstein responds to the arguments employed to discredit Brett Kavanugh’s candidacy for the Supreme Court and considers how the confirmation process has changed over the years.
August 30, 2018
Richard Epstein describes how a new proposal to nationalize corporate regulation would devastate the American economy.
August 23, 2018
Richard Epstein explains what the guilty plea of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen -- and the conviction of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort -- means for the president's future.