Libertarian
Land Use and the Little Guy

Land Use and the Little Guy

July 31, 2019

Richard Epstein uses new cases from Chicago and San Diego — in both of which he is serving as counsel — to illustrate how government land use regulations often serve the desires of powerful interests while harming everyday citizens.

The Moon — 50 Years On

The Moon — 50 Years On

July 25, 2019

Richard Epstein shares his memories of the moon landing and reflects on what NASA’s history says about the capabilities — and limits — of the federal government.

Remembering Justice Stevens

Remembering Justice Stevens

July 19, 2019

Richard Epstein looks back on the career of the late Justice John Paul Stevens, reviewing some of his most consequential judicial decisions.

Trump, Twitter, and the First Amendment

Trump, Twitter, and the First Amendment

July 9, 2019

Richard Epstein analyzes a recent Second Circuit decision that President Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking Twitter followers.

A Law Professor’s Fourth of July

A Law Professor’s Fourth of July

July 3, 2019

Richard Epstein provides a thorough analysis of the intellectual history of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.