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Questions For Apple

by Susan Hennessey, Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The House Judiciary Committee at 1:00 pm is holding a hearing at which FBI Director James Comey and Apple General Counsel Bruce Sewell will both testify on going dark matters. Here's the live video.



by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Those who have been marveling at Donald Trump's political showmanship were given a reminder of who is the top showman of them all, when President Barack Obama went on television to make a pitch for his unilateral actions to restrict gun sales and make a more general case for tighter gun control laws.

Analysis and Commentary

Brian Doherty On Guns, Crime, And Gun Laws

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, January 5, 2016

This morning when I was reading the blogs, the title of Brian Doherty's article caught my eye: "You Know Less Than You Think About Guns." Really? Well, it turns out that, if he was addressing me, he was right.

Stephen Haber
In the News

Hoover IP2 Announces 2016 Summer Teaching Institute

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Stephen Haber, director of the Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Prosperity (Hoover IP2), has announced that the two-week Hoover IP2 Summer Teaching Institute on the Economics and Politics of Regulation will take place from July 31 through August 12, 2016.


Kori Schake: Does The United States Have A Gun Problem Or A Terrorism Problem?

interview with Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Monday, December 7, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses the hype around national security threats and the way we define terrorism — and whether it makes a difference if it happens inside or outside the United States.


John Villasenor On Unlocking The Potential Of The Internet Of Things

interview with John Villasenorvia Brookings Institution
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow John Villasenor discusses the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) both in terms of the number of connected devices and the amount of data they produce. This growth presents some opportunities for some exciting new applications for the IoT as well as some challenges in upgrading wireless infrastructure and securing networks of connected devices.

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Pill of Great Price

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

As Sovaldi demonstrates, even a very expensive new drug can save money. A prescription for strong patents and less government price-fixing.

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Kelo, Ten Years On

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The notorious eminent-domain ruling still provokes outrage and legal confusion.

In the News

Constitution Day Reflections: Stanford Law School Faculty ​On Top Constitutional Issues Facing Courts ​Today

quoting Michael McConnellvia Stanford Lawyer
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Constitution Day is observed each year on September 17th to recognize the adoption of the United States Constitution. In honor of the day, Stanford Law School faculty offers their thoughts on the top constitutional issues facing the courts today.
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Intellectual Property Rights and Access to Innovation: Evidence from TRIPS

by Margaret Kyle, Yi Qianvia IP2 Working Paper Series
Thursday, July 23, 2015

IP² Working Paper No. 15013 - Original Date: January 23, 2015 - We examine the effect of pharmaceutical patent protection on the speed of drug launch, price, and quantity in 60 countries from 2000-2013. 


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