Libertarian
AB 5 and the End of Freelancers?

AB 5 and the End of Freelancers?

January 24, 2020

Richard Epstein examines a new California law that is imperiling the livelihoods of many of the Golden State’s independent contractors and considers how challenges to the legislation may fare in the courts.

Iran, War Powers, and the Constitution

Iran, War Powers, and the Constitution

January 9, 2020

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.