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The Libertarian podcast features a weekly conversation with Hoover senior fellow Richard Epstein on the issues of the day.

The Libertarian podcast features a weekly conversation with Hoover senior fellow Richard Epstein on the issues of the day.

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United States

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The Libertarian podcast features a weekly conversation with Hoover senior fellow Richard Epstein on the issues of the day.

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English


Episodes

Speech That Isn’t Free: The New Authoritarianism At Universities

11/30/2022
Richard Epstein discusses a recent protest over a speaker at a Federalist Society event and provides guidelines for handling speech one finds offensive or threatening.

Duration:00:19:40

Election Surprise: Will the GOP Finally Dump Trump? | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

11/18/2022
Richard Epstein reacts to former President Trump’s 2024 bid, the lackluster showing by Republicans in the midterm elections, and proposals to learn from Florida’s rapid election system.

Duration:00:22:42

Will SCOTUS End Affirmative Action? | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

11/4/2022
Richard Epstein discusses the challenges to racial preferences at Harvard and the University of North Carolina that were heard at the Supreme Court earlier this week.

Duration:00:23:02

Musky Midterms—A Preview for 2024? | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

10/28/2022
Richard Epstein discusses the upcoming midterm elections and the consequences of Elon Musk’s ownership of Twitter in the next presidential election.

Duration:00:25:06

Trump Gets Subpoenaed. Will He Testify? | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

10/14/2022
After a year of interviews, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol unanimously voted to subpoena former president Trump. The question now is whether he will refuse to participate.

Duration:00:17:57

Supreme Court Preview: Gerrymandering, Voting Reform, and Regulating Big Tech | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

10/6/2022
Richard Epstein previews several high-profile cases in the new Supreme Court term, covering issues from the independent state legislature theory to the immunities granted to social media companies under Section 230.

Borderline Illegal or Immoral: Moving Migrants To Martha’s Vineyard

9/23/2022
Richard Epstein discusses the controversial program of bussing migrants from border states to sanctuary cities. Is it illegal? How should the border be secured?

Duration:00:20:00

Bigly: Will The DOJ Indict a Former President?

9/2/2022
Richard Epstein discusses the FBI’s latest filing regarding the classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago and outlines the likely charges that will be brought against Trump.

Duration:00:22:11

Biden or Oprah? The Student Loan Giveaway

8/25/2022
Richard Epstein cuts through the legal arguments surrounding President Biden’s upcoming student loan forgiveness and judges its progressivity.

Duration:00:20:16

Thanks Obama: The Legal Problems Surrounding Chicago’s Proposed Presidential Center

8/18/2022
Richard Epstein navigates the legal challenges and financial woes facing the Obama Presidential Center as its problematic development continues.

Duration:00:25:18

Raiders of The Last President

8/9/2022
Richard Epstein reacts to the FBI raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. What would justify a raid on a former president? When will its contents be made public? Is Trump on the road to indictment?

Duration:00:20:29

Will the Supreme Court Ban Affirmative Action?

8/5/2022
Richard Epstein elucidates the reasons why major businesses are urging the Supreme Court to allow affirmative action to stand in university admissions and clears up the controversial comments by Justice Thomas about revisiting cases involving same-sex marriage and access to contraceptives.

Duration:00:26:51

Guns, Garland, Trump, and Term Limits: A Libertarian Potpourri

7/29/2022
Richard Epstein pushes back against California’s new gun law, the recent allegations that the Supreme Court is illiterate, and the idea that Donald Trump should be indicted for his role in the January 6th attack.

Duration:00:24:12

Biden at the Border: The Battle Over Illegal Immigration

7/21/2022
Richard Epstein breaks down the recent Supreme Court decision Biden v. Texas and offers his proposals for stemming the flow of illegal border crossings.

Duration:00:18:37

Gerrymandering Election Control: Who Gets Final Say?

7/14/2022
Richard Epstein discusses the upcoming Supreme Court case Moore v. Harper and its possible effects on congressional districts, gerrymandering, and the 2024 presidential election.

Duration:00:26:40

What Would An Indictment of Trump Look Like?

6/29/2022
Richard Epstein walks through what an indictment of Trump would look like, previews arguments that would be made by defense attorneys, and demonstrates how difficult it would be to convict the former president.

Duration:00:21:20

Guns and God at the Supreme Court

6/23/2022
Richard Epstein covers two recent Supreme Court rulings on the right to bear arms and the prohibition of state funds for religious education.

Duration:00:25:09

Having Your Cake and Free Speech Too

6/16/2022
Richard Epstein evaluates an upcoming Supreme Court case about whether Colorado can shut down a small business for not serving everyone on the market.

Duration:00:19:55

Justice Targeted, Media Silent

6/9/2022
Richard Epstein discusses the arrest of a gunman in front of Justice Kavanaugh’s house and the media’s surprising level of coverage.

Duration:00:18:53

The Ball Isn’t in the SEC’s Courts Anymore

6/2/2022
Richard Epstein calls for due process and explains why a ruling to limit the SEC is right, but for the wrong reasons.

Duration:00:24:29