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Hoover fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss major legal and policy issues and debate points of disagreement between their libertarian and conservative perspectives.

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Hoover fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss major legal and policy issues and debate points of disagreement between their libertarian and conservative perspectives.

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Epstein always a treat

By Bernagh - Oct 03 2019
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It’s always informative and entertaining to listen to Richard Epstein. His debating partner here is not of same caliber but he does a creditable job nonetheless.

Wonderful Legal Analysis

By dennis.karpf - Mar 28 2019
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Superb legal and constitutional discourse from a logical and policy perspective which outdistances any other legal podcast. Keep up the great work.

iTunes Ratings

61 Ratings
Average Ratings
55
0
3
1
2

Epstein always a treat

By Bernagh - Oct 03 2019
Read more
It’s always informative and entertaining to listen to Richard Epstein. His debating partner here is not of same caliber but he does a creditable job nonetheless.

Wonderful Legal Analysis

By dennis.karpf - Mar 28 2019
Read more
Superb legal and constitutional discourse from a logical and policy perspective which outdistances any other legal podcast. Keep up the great work.
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Reasonable Disagreements

Latest release on Jan 31, 2020

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Rank #1: Constitutional Conflicts With Congress and the Supreme Court

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In Georgia and Alabama, state legislatures have enacted laws on abortion, perhaps teeing up new legal challenges to the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade precedent. Meanwhile, in Washington, the House Democrats’ subpoenas to President Trump’s former White House Counsel and to his longtime accountants are sparking debates and litigation over the scope of Congress’s investigative powers and the options for presidential immunity against such investigations. Hoover fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss these political and legal conflicts.

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May 23 2019

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Rank #2: The Barr Hearings and the Further Decline of Congress

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Hoover fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss the decline of Congress as a constitutional institution, as exemplified by the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing with Attorney General Barr—and the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing without him.

May 03 2019

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Rank #3: The Rule of Law and Other People’s Money

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Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss Senator Elizabeth Warren’s call for an unprecedented “wealth tax,” and the constitutional problems that it raises. They also discuss the Supreme Court’s upcoming case on judicial “deference” to agencies’ legal interpretations (Kisor v. Wilkie).

Feb 06 2019

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Rank #4: Confirming Kavanaugh

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Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White look back at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearings on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, and then look ahead to the effect that Kavanaugh may have on constitutional law and the administrative state.

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Sep 12 2018

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Rank #5: From Marshall to Mueller

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Hoover fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss the latest news surrounding the Mueller Investigation, and then turn to timeless questions of America’s Constitution and its greatest chief justice, John Marshall.

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Dec 13 2018

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Rank #6: A Great Attorney General Pick, Barr None

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Recorded January 15, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss President Trump’s nomination of William Barr to be Attorney General, a position that Barr previously held under President George H.W. Bush. They also discuss the possibility of President Trump invoking “emergency powers” to build a border wall without new congressional authorization. 

Feb 06 2019

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Rank #7: As Baseball Winds Up, Mueller Winds Down

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On the first day of baseball season, Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White call balls and strikes on the apparent end of the Mueller investigation as detailed in Attorney General Barr’s four-page letter to Congress. They still disagree about Mueller, but they agree that the investigation reached a good conclusion. Will we ever see a full Mueller Report — and should we?

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Mar 28 2019

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Rank #8: Will Judge Kavanaugh Change the Supreme Court?

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With Justice Kennedy’s retirement, and Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to succeed him, Richard Epstein and Adam White reflect on Kennedy’s legacy and discuss what Kavanaugh may bring to the Court.

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Jul 25 2018

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Rank #9: Should the Senate’s Confirmation Process Change?

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In the aftermath of the Senate’s confirmation of Kavanaugh, Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss the need (or not) to change the Senate’s process, and recent criticism of the Court’s “legitimacy.”

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Oct 25 2018

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Rank #10: An Appointment With Controversy

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Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White debate Attorney General Sessions’s resignation, and the appointment of Matthew Whittaker as his temporary replacement.

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Nov 13 2018

38mins

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