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Against ‘Common Good Capitalism’

Against ‘Common Good Capitalism’

November 26, 2019

Richard Epstein reacts to Marco Rubio’s proposal for a ‘Common Good Capitalism’ that would upend the relationship between workers and employers.

Crime & Punishment & Politics

Crime & Punishment & Politics

November 19, 2019

Richard Epstein looks at a wave of progressive reforms being embraced by Democratic presidential candidates and big city district attorneys, including decriminalizing quality-of-life crimes, eliminating cash bail, and sending fewer people to prison. He also considers whether America has a “mass incarceration” problem and whether there is evidence of racial bias in the criminal justice system.

DACA in the Dock

DACA in the Dock

November 14, 2019
Richard Epstein analyzes the question currently before the Supreme Court: is the Trump Administration within its rights to undo President Obama’s protections for children brought into the country illegally? What are the limits of unilateral executive action? And what obligation does the executive branch have to adequately explain policy changes that it makes on its own?
Confronting Your Impeacher?

Confronting Your Impeacher?

November 7, 2019

Richard Epstein examines the argument that the Sixth Amendment’s “confrontation clause” will compel the Ukraine whistleblower to reveal his or her identity — and be cross-examined by President Trump’s team.