Richard Epstein analyzes a new case that may limit the power of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — and the administrative state. He also previews his new book, The Dubious Morality of Modern Administrative Law.
Richard Epstein describes the legal dimensions of coping with Coronavirus: whether cities can resist hosting quarantined patients, the scope of federal power to restrict movement, and concerns about excessive reliance on Chinese supply chains for prescription medications.
Was Donald Trump wrong to sound off on the Roger Stone trial? Is Attorney General William Barr hopelessly compromised? What are the limits of presidential intervention in the Justice Department? Richard Epstein answers these questions and more in the newest installment of The Libertarian.
Richard Epstein explains why a decline in union membership is a positive development for the American economy, why public-sector unions are intrinsically corrosive, and why conservative populists’ enthusiasm for reviving organized labor are misguided.
Richard Epstein examines the legal controversies around the Trump Administration’s attack on Iranian leadership: Was it an ‘assassination’? How much can Congress constrain the president’s ability to act in such situations? Is this a situation where precedent trumps constitutional text? Plus, a look at debates over the legality of military conscription.