Libertarian
Richard Epstein discusses Gay Marriage and the Supreme Court

Richard Epstein discusses Gay Marriage and the Supreme Court

March 28, 2013

Richard Epstein analyzes the difficulties facing the Supreme Court in challenges to California's gay marriage ban (Proposition 8) and the Defense of Marriage Act. (Playing time: 20:12)

Richard Epstein discusses Intellectual Property and Innovation

Richard Epstein discusses Intellectual Property and Innovation

March 25, 2013

Richard Epstein discusses the flaws in the America Invents Act and considers how to create a patent system that more effectively fosters American innovation. (Playing time: 19:12)

Richard Epstein discusses the Voting Rights Act

Richard Epstein discusses the Voting Rights Act

March 14, 2013

Richard Epstein considers the Supreme Court challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, its implications for civil rights, and the controversial statement made by Justice Scalia during oral arguments. (Playing time: 15:11)

Responding to Natural Disasters

Responding to Natural Disasters

March 7, 2013

Richard Epstein looks at the proper role of government in responding to natural disasters, including a consideration of state-subsidized insurance and price gouging during times of crisis. (Playing time: 14:57)