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The War on Cops: Where's the Evidence?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/22/2018
Heather McDonald's book doesn't exactly demonstrate that a war on cops exists.
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City Council Disregards Stripper Safety with "No-Touch" Rule

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog01/19/2018
Forcing money-making opportunities underground — especially for women with few other choices — doesn't make anyone safer.
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Let's Teach Communism

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/15/2018
Frank Chodorov was doubtful that communist economics could stand up to any sort of serious analysis.
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Congress Plotting to Cut a Hole in the 4th Amendment, Again

Legal SystemU.S. History

If enacted, the new FISA rules would bring the country full circle back to the government’s use of general warrants to harass and prosecute.
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On-Duty Police Deaths Were Near a 50-Year Low in 2017

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog01/09/2018
Government policing is becoming less hazardous. It is also safer than being a roofer, farmer, or pilot.
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Are Federal Spying Powers Modern Day Writs of Assistance?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/02/2018
The FISA Amendment is just a modern version of the "Writs of Assistance" rightfully opposed by James Otis and John Adams.
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"The People vs..." — Why the State Claims To Be a Victim of Crime

Legal System

Blog11/15/2017
Long ago, governments figured out that more prosecutions for more crimes means more revenue for the state.
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Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

Legal System

Blog11/13/2017
The law has become the plaything of federal prosecutors who advance their careers by convicting others.
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There's No Such Thing as an "American" Homicide Rate

Legal SystemStrategy

Blog11/09/2017
When we look at rates on a state-by-state basis, homicide rates vary from 1.3 per 100,000 in New Hampshire to 11.8 per 100,000 in Louisiana.
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Can the Feds Prosecute Foreigners if Their Actions Are Legal Where They Are?

Legal SystemU.S. History

This is all about power and the fiction of universal jurisdiction — a fiction the Framers thought they had buried.
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