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The Right to Own and Bear Switchblades

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/30/2017
US law and 14 states still outlaw switchblades. The bans, however, were inspired by little more than Hollywood movies about juvenile delinquents.

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The DEA: A Good Place to Cut the Federal Budget

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/22/2017
In the real world, repeated failure usually results in budget cuts. But that's not how things work with government agencies like the DEA.

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Spanish Courts Don’t Have Any Respect for Freedom of Contract

Legal System

Blog01/20/2017
Spanish courts are voiding established contractual agreements to the cheers of "the people." This doesn't bode well for the future of the rule of law.

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Jeff Sessions's Drug War May End What's Left of States' Rights

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Blog01/10/2017

The Drug War has become a linchpin in the fight against continued federal centralization of power. Jeff Sessions is on the wrong side of the fight.

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Change May be Coming to the National Labor Relations Board

Big GovernmentLegal SystemInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog12/25/2016

Donald Trump has some troubles with labor unions. Fortunately for him, the NLRB may soon look very different.

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Trump Won't Stop the Drug-Legalization Movement

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog12/14/2016

While a president's cabinet choices are always a concern, the big picture shows that efforts to legalize and decriminalize drugs are spreading.

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The European Miracle

Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

Blog12/14/2016

It was in Europe — and above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time.

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There Are Now So Many "Criminals" in America, Uber Wants to Hire Some

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog12/04/2016

In recent decades, American lawmakers have been increasing jail time and fines for what were once small-time misdemeanors.

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Young Workers Spared After Judge Blocks New Overtime Rule

Legal SystemU.S. Economy

Blog12/01/2016

Small businesses get a break from a federal judge, but the affair shows the damaging nature of a constantly changing legal landscape for businesses.

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