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The Environment for Liberty

Economist Benjamin Zycher’s Liberty Forum essay shows how the National Environmental Policy Act, through its cost-shifting and completeness requirements, combined with the due deference doctrine established by the Chevron decision, ...

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Objections to Impeachment: The Protest that “This Hasn’t Been Our Practice,” Part 1

In my last several posts, I have been responding to standard objections often raised in opposition to a broad understanding of the constitutional power of impeachment – objections that one ...

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Avoiding the Next 50-48 Vote: Disempower the Court

After the Senate voted 50 to 48 to confirm Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, Senator Elizabeth Warren tweeted that she was “not going to sugarcoat anything. We lost a tough fight. ...

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Reforming Independent Counsels

Over the years, I have been exploring different ways that the institution of an independent (or special) counsel can be reformed. See, e.g. here and here. On the one hand, ...

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The Swamp – Can it be drained ?

June 10, 2018 Legislature 0

The Second Paragraph of the Declaration of Independence obligates each of us to implement a government that will respect the Life, Liberty, and Property of the citizens, just as each of ...

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