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Natural-Law Libertarianism and the Pursuit of Justice

Legal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog06/07/2017
Before endorsing a legal system, libertarians must first figure out what justice is. The natural-law framework is one way of figuring this out.

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Civil Asset Forfeiture: Another Stealth Tax

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog06/07/2017
Local governments could go to the taxpayers and ask for more revenue to fight crime. But, it's much easier to seize it from innocent suspects instead.

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The Drug War: Will the Trump Administration OD on Authoritarianism?

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog05/22/2017
Jeff Sessions has a history of fanatical devotion to the drug war, but his stance is at odds with the reality of the drug war’s failure.

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4 Problems With Jeff Sessions's New "Tough on Crime" Stance

Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

Blog05/16/2017
Violent crime is already illegal in all 50 states under state laws. The last thing we need is a new wave of federal prosecutions of non-violent people.

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The States Are Revolting Against the War on Drugs

HealthLegal System

Blog05/15/2017
The Vermont state legislature has voted to legalize recreational marijuana use. This is a first, since other states have relied on statewide votes.

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William Baumol, RIP

Legal SystemEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/05/2017
Baumol leaves behind an influential body of research on numerous topics relating to entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic growth.

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Week in Review: April 29, 2017

Legal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/28/2017
Socialism has long relied upon propagandists seeking to disguise their desire for power under the false banner of intellectualism.

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Colorado House Votes to Bar State Agents from Assisting Federal Police

Legal System

Blog04/28/2017
If passed into law, the legislation would prohibit police from helping enforce federal laws that violate any right protected by the state constitution.

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The Myth of the Constitution

Legal System

Blog04/06/2017
Claims about the Constitution's "limited" power sound reassuring — except to those who have read the Constitution or the cases decided under it.

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