Congress Warned About Abuses of Presidential Powers
Legislators from both parties worry about unilateral power, but they use it when it’s convenient.
Trump Reportedly Viewed a Supposedly Declassified Document As a Secret He Was Not Allowed To Share
The recorded comments could be relevant to a charge that the former president willfully mishandled national defense information.
YouTube Abandons Election Misinformation Policy
"We find that while removing this content does curb some misinformation, it could also have the unintended effect of curtailing political speech."
New Lawyer for Georgia Man Jailed for a Decade Without Trial Motions for Dismissal
Maurice Jimmerson has spent 10 years in jail awaiting trial for a 2013 murder charge.
Uganda's New Anti-Gay Law Could Undermine AIDS Prevention
The new law dictates a life sentence for anyone caught having gay sex and the death penalty for anyone convicted of "aggravated homosexuality."
Under Scrutiny for New Deaths, Rikers Officials Shut Down Communication
No longer will the troubled jail system publicly report when somebody dies in custody.
The 2021 Baby Boom Didn't Last
But there were still 47,573 more births last year than there were in 2020.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Does Cinematic Diversity Right
The Little Mermaid was a dull exercise in box-checking. Spider-Verse uses its diverse cast as an opportunity for narrative delights.
Review: A Lesson on Political Ambition From Dungeons & Dragons Movie
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is more Rob Reiner than J.R.R. Tolkien.
Review: Henry George's Many Children
The 19th century reformer's influence on 20th century progressives, conservatives, and libertarians
Dave Rubin: Why Libertarians Should Vote for Ron DeSantis
The Rubin Report host makes the case for the Florida governor, who courageously defied lockdowns but is quick to use the state to punish corporations he doesn't like.
WHO's Absurd Claim That Tobacco Farming Is Causing Children To Starve
The organization has a long history of pushing bogus anti-tobacco claims.
Doctors and Patients Strike Back Against Hospital Monopolies
South Carolina will now only require a certificate of need for long-term care facilities, opening the health care market to smaller providers.
California Regulations Prevent Insurers From Accurately Pricing Wildfire Risk, so Now They're Fleeing the State
California homeowners are finding out that government-imposed market distortions cannot be maintained forever.
Georgia Arrests 'Cop City' Bail Fund Organizers for Fraud, Money Laundering
As with other cases in recent months, Georgia law enforcement has used specious classifications to charge nonviolent protesters with domestic terrorism.
Congressional Commission's Taiwan Plan Is a Mixed Bag for U.S. Interests
The bipartisan plan encourages greater involvement by the U.S. military than past policy.
Dave Rubin's Case for DeSantis
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The Economics of Prohibition Doom Plans To Reduce Drug Use by Busting Online Dealers
A study suggests that "selectively targeting large-scale drug vendors" on the dark web can succeed where all previous enforcement efforts have failed.
In Virginia, No Degree Is No Problem
The state is the latest of several in recent months that have moved to eliminate college degree requirements for the vast majority of state government jobs.
CBO: Debt Ceiling Deal Means 78,000 More Able-Bodied, Childless Adults Could Get Food Stamps
New work requirements will target those over age 50, but the debt ceiling deal also loosens existing work requirements for those under age 50.
NIMBY Cities Are Using Your Tax Dollars To Lobby Against New Housing
Publicly funded leagues of cities are fighting zoning reforms in state capitals across the country.
Josh Hawley Wants the Government To Silence A.I.
The Missouri senator is once again pursuing misguided tech regulation.
California Lawmakers Want To Make Tech Companies Subsidize News Media
Plus: Debt ceiling deal passes House, Congress wants to childproof the internet, lactation consultant licensing law is unconstitutional, and more...
The Volokh Conspiracy
Mostly law professors | Sometimes contrarian | Often libertarian | Always independent | Est. 2002
Adam Smith Has Something for Everyone
From the American Founders to communist meme creators, people have long claimed Smith's endorsement for their ideas.
France's Ban on Short-Haul Flights Will Kill People
You're 2,200 times more likely to die when traveling by car as opposed to by airplane.
NYPD Claims It's Illegal To Film in a Police Station
A growing number of "First Amendment auditors" are testing the limits of what police will and will not allow them to film.
Rejoice Georgians: You Don't Need a Government Permit To Advise Breastfeeding Moms
The state’s Supreme Court strikes down an absurd, unneeded occupational licensing demand.
Clea Conner: America Needs More and Better Debates
The CEO of Open To Debate wants us to disagree more productively—especially when it comes to presidential debates.
Adam Smith Understood That We Need Each Other
The thinker's views of human sympathy, beneficence, justice, and the division of labor still resonate.