Libertarian
Coronavirus, Pandemics, and the Law

Coronavirus, Pandemics, and the Law

February 27, 2020

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.

Roger Stone, Bill Barr, and the DOJ Controversy

Roger Stone, Bill Barr, and the DOJ Controversy

February 20, 2020

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.

State of the Unions

State of the Unions

February 13, 2020

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.

School Choice and the Supreme Court

School Choice and the Supreme Court

February 7, 2020

Richard Epstein analyzes a case out of Montana that may have significant implications for parents’ ability to send their children to private schools.