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DACA, Immigration, and the Supreme Court

DACA, Immigration, and the Supreme Court

June 23, 2020

Richard Epstein examines the Supreme Court’s recent ruling preventing the Trump Administration from ending the DACA program — and criticizes Chief Justice Roberts for what he regards as an indefensible decision.

Justice Delayed

Justice Delayed

June 17, 2020

Richard Epstein looks at three hot topics that the Supreme Court has recently chosen to sidestep — qualified immunity, gun control, and sanctuary cities — and explains the pitfalls of the Court’s attempts to stay away from political hot-button issues.

Law, Policing, and Criminal Justice Reform

Law, Policing, and Criminal Justice Reform

June 10, 2020

Richard Epstein parses some of the most prominent recent proposals for criminal justice reform and analyzes the shift in American race relations over the past decade.

America Burning

America Burning

June 2, 2020

Richard Epstein analyzes the charges against the Minneapolis police officer involved in George Floyd’s death, considers whether existing law is excessively protective of law enforcement, and explains the parameters of government power to deal with civil unrest.

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