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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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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

The Law and Grumpy Old Men: POTUS Edition | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

2/9/2024
Richard Epstein discusses Colorado’s Supreme Court arguments for removing Trump from the ballot and then analyzes potential 25th Amendment concerns brought about by a special prosecutor’s analysis of President Biden’s mental competency.

Duration:00:23:38

Libertarian Twofer: Chevron Deference and Border Line Madness Explained | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

1/26/2024
Richard Epstein predicts the demise of Chevron deference after two cases were argued in front of the Supreme Court and then he discusses Texas Governor Abbott’s spat with the Biden administration on the border.

Duration:00:25:22

Seal Team 6 and the Limits of Presidential Immunity | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

1/12/2024
Richard Epstein discusses whether Donald Trump has immunity with regard to January 6th and whether states should be allowed to remove him from their ballots due to the 14th Amendment.

Duration:00:26:08

Libertarian Potluck: Trump’s Trials, Impeachment Inquiries, and Ignored Subpoenas | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

12/14/2023
Richard Epstein judges whether former President Trump’s January 6th trial should be fast-tracked to make sure it is not delayed until after the election, and weighs in the House GOP’s impeachment inquiry of President Biden.

Duration:00:20:59

It Can Happen Here: The Ivy League and “Context Dependent” Antisemitism | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

12/6/2023
Richard Epstein reacts to the appalling congressional testimony from presidents of Harvard, MIT, and UPenn regarding antisemitism on their campuses. Podcast transcript

Duration:00:22:53

What Constitutes a War Crime? | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

11/9/2023
Richard Epstein explains what constitutes a war crime and how Israel and Hamas differ in their culpability for the tragic loss of life among civilians.

Duration:00:22:33

Life During War Time: Israel’s Fight For Hearts and Minds | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

10/26/2023
Richard Epstein responds to the argument that Hamas’s actions were justified because Israel is a colonizer, an occupier, and an apartheid state.

Duration:00:29:07

Word Salads and Rockets: Fighting Hamas On Campus and In Israel | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

10/19/2023
Richard Epstein discusses the pro-Hamas attitudes on college campuses and weighs in on Israel’s end goal for Hamas.

Duration:00:22:47

Moral Clarity on Hamas, Israel, and Terrorism | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

10/11/2023
Richard Epstein reacts to the terrorist acts committed by Hamas in Israel and the disappointing responses from many university student groups.

Duration:00:34:22

Free Delivery on Trial: Lina Khan and the FTC Go After Amazon | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

10/5/2023
Richard Epstein picks apart a new antitrust suit against Amazon brought by the FTC and several states for a lack of demonstrable harm to consumers or prices.

Duration:00:26:49

Labor Pains: The UAW Tests The Auto Maker’s Limits | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

9/21/2023
Richard Epstein evaluates the demands of the United Auto Workers and judges the likelihood that their strike will end in success.

Duration:00:23:25

Learning To Be Civil Again | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

9/14/2023
Richard Epstein weighs in on recent attempts to revive the tradition of Western civilization in American universities.

Duration:00:28:55

Oyez, Professor Epstein: The Making of a SCOTUS Amicus Brief | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

9/7/2023
Richard Epstein takes us behind the scenes on the Amicus Brief he wrote with John Yoo about a Supreme Court case that has important implications for what kind of income is allowed to be taxed.

Duration:00:27:30

Say It Ain’t So, Joe: The Downsides of Bidenomics | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

8/31/2023
Richard Epstein contrasts President Biden’s economic policy with the Trump and Obama administrations, and judges the success of the Inflation Reduction Act one year later.

Duration:00:23:21

Free Speech or Insurrection? The Legal Case Against Trump Holding Office Again | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

8/24/2023
Richard Epstein discusses a new legal argument that would prevent Donald Trump from ever holding office again and responds to guilty scenarios in Georgia and Washington D.C.

Duration:00:20:24

Not So Peachy: Trump’s Georgia Indictment | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

8/16/2023
Richard Epstein dissects the Georgia RICO case brought against Donald Trump and 18 other defendants and finds several areas that may give the prosecution trouble as the case moves forward.

Duration:00:26:56

The House Is a Lonely Hunter: The GOP Investigates The Bidens | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

8/10/2023
Richard Epstein discusses the Justice Department’s case against Hunter Biden and the investigation by House Republicans into improper payments to the Biden family.

Duration:00:27:33

Fake Electors, Real Consequences: Trump’s Newest Indictment | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

8/2/2023
Richard Epstein finds few defenses available for Donald Trump as the former president faces serious charges relating to conspiring to obstruct an election and defrauding the people of the United States.

Duration:00:27:46

303 Creative and the Hidden Costs of Protecting Free Speech | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

7/14/2023
Richard Epstein rates two recent Supreme Court cases on free speech and discusses the ACLU’s drift away from defending speech it disagrees with.

Duration:00:24:17

The Case(s) Against Affirmative Action | Libertarian: Richard Epstein | Hoover Institution

6/29/2023
Richard Epstein discusses the Supreme Court cases that struck down affirmative action in university admissions and provides the relevant history on the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment.

Duration:00:26:16