Jorge Ramos is politely removed from Donald Trump's press conference, Dubuque Iowa.

Jorge Ramos’ Journalism Is As American As Apple Pie

Last week’s dust-up at an Iowa campaign event between the corporate-rent-seeker Donald Trump and the media-attention-seeker Jorge Ramos has prompted many to wring their hands. Did Ramos violate a sacred tenet of the journalistic canon by being biased in his coverage? The Univision news anchor has long used his position as a prominent Latino journalist to…

America’s Class Divide: Scribes v. Producers

The most comprehensive study of the ideology in the legal profession ever has just been published. It confirms what most people…

Marco Rubio vs. Aristotle?

Aristotle, unfortunately, won’t be on the ballot. Marco Rubio’s form of dissing liberal education is probably more ridiculous than the more…

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Mike Rappaport
University of San Diego School of Law

Uber: I Have Seen the Future and It Works

Last weekend I was in NYC visiting family and friends, and I had the chance…

Certification Instead of Regulation

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Our Supermajoritarian Constitution – Part II: The Republican Purpose of the Supermajority Rules of the Constitution

In my last post, I discussed how John McGinnis and I argue that the dominant…

John O. McGinnis
Northwestern University School of Law

America’s Class Divide: Scribes v. Producers

The most comprehensive study of the ideology in the legal profession ever has just been published.…

The Iran Deal and the Weakness of Multilateralism

The Obama administration’s best argument for the Iran nuclear deal is also an argument against…

More American Exceptionalism: Less Dangerous Populists

In both parties’ primaries a real populist is running, the kind of person many of…

Michael S. Greve
George Mason University School of Law

Regulatory Reform: A Brief Update

In last week’s post on the regulatory state I surmised that “a retrospective review of…

Every Regime Gets the Lie It Deserves

On my European excursions I’ve made it a habit of flipping through newspapers from Germany,…

The Regulatory State: A Modest Reform Proposal

The Mercatus Center has just published a troubling snapshot analysis of the accumulation of regulatory…

Liberty Law Forum

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Government Decoherence and Its Discontents

If scholars of American government are like blind men trying to describe our ever-evolving elephant, what is most striking about scholarship in recent years is how many of us, making very different approaches to our subject matter, have been grasping for similar descriptors. Caesarism. Government by Deal. Government by Waiver. Kludgeocracy. Lawless law. In my own…

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