Legal System

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Jeff Sessions's Drug-War Fanaticism Shows a Growing Gap Between DC and the States

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/26/2017
As states increasingly resist federal mandates on guns, drugs, and immigration, Jeff Sessions in DC has announced it's full speed ahead.

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Immunity for Prosecutors Encourages Fraud

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog07/18/2017
Prosecutorial immunity provides an incentive to government prosecutors to engage in fraud if it's good for their careers.

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Even Partial Drug Legalization Goes a Long Way in Protecting Property Rights

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog07/17/2017
The partial legalization of cannabis in Colorado has made it harder for police to justify many searches and seizures that were once routine.

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The Tragedy of the Commons in the American Prison System

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/11/2017
The war on drugs actually pushes violent criminals back onto the streets in order to devote resources to non-violent criminals.

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Abolish the ATF

Decentralization and SecessionLegal System

Blog07/10/2017
Unfortunately, the Trump administration recently sent the ATF in to "assist" Chicago police with local gun laws. Trump should be trying to abolish the ATF instead.

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Week in Review: July 1, 2017

Decentralization and SecessionHealthLabor and WagesLegal SystemMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2017
Janet Yellen and her colleagues continue to ignore the consequences of their own actions,

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Government Medicine: Court Declares Child Should Die Rather Than Receive Privately-Funded Health Care

HealthLegal System

Blog06/29/2017
Once you're inside the state's healthcare system, you may find it's impossible to get out. Even if you're seeking only privately funded treatment.

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The American Bar Association Stifles Legal Education

EducationLegal System

Blog06/25/2017
Ending the ABA's expensive accreditation authority would be a first step to making quality representation available to poor and rich alike.

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Week in Review: June 24, 2017

Labor and WagesLegal SystemMedia and CultureMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog06/23/2017
While the Federal Reserve is desperate to depict an optimistic vision for the global economy, their fellow central bankers aren't buying it.

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The Tragedy of the Commons in the Courtroom

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog06/22/2017
Since using the court system costs them nothing, police and prosecutors have an incentive to load up the court system with non-violent "crimes."

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