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Posner on Privacy

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog12/10/2014

At a recent conference on cybercrime, Judge Richard Posner, a well-known federal appeals court judge and one of the founders of the “law and economics” movement, said that the needs of national security trump a supposed right to privacy.

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All Videos from the Costa Mesa Mises Circle

Big GovernmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog11/24/2014

All of videos from the Mises Circle in Costa Mesa — Society Without the State: Law and Order in a Free World — are now available.

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Two More Videos from the Costa Mesa Mises Circle

Legal SystemU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog11/21/2014
In addition to Judge Napolitano's video, we have now posted Ron Paul's talk, and the panel discussion.

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Be Sure to Tune In for Mises Circle, November 8

Big GovernmentFree MarketsLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2014

The West Coast Regional Mises Circle in Costa Mesa is sold out, but be sure and mark your calendars so you can join us live via Mises.org. On November 8 —one week from Saturday— we'll be...

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Legal Victory for the IRS

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog10/24/2014

With the IRS scandals of early 2014 all but a distant memory, some closure is coming to the groups that the long arm of the tax law harassed. Unfortunately the verdicts aren´t going the way the...

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Anarchic Courts and More

Free MarketsLegal System

Blog10/16/2014

Summary by Luis Rivera III:

Here Dr. Walter Block, host Daniel Rothchild and other guests go over a number of topics including:

  • Courts in an
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Mark Thornton in the 'Harvard Political Review'

Legal SystemU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog12/18/2013

[Editor's Note: This is an old interview from the Harvard Political Review, reprinted here for the use of our readers and students.]

Mark Thornton is an...

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Judge Napolitano on Obamacare, the Courts, and Economics

Big GovernmentLegal SystemTaxes and Spending

Blog11/21/2013

Writing today at LRC, Mises Institute Distinguished Scholar Judge Napolitano notes:

The law was found constitutional by the Supreme Court only after the chief justice...

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War History and America's Court Intellectuals

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/31/2012

Gary North on how Rockefeller-financed Federal spooks established the mainstream academic narrative on American involvement in the World Wars.  If you're short on time, he gets down to brass tacks at 11:33.

The Carl Davis Lecture...

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Are eulas contrary to property rights?

Legal SystemPrivate Property

Blog05/05/2008

One of my favorite blogs on Mises.org is Copyfascism Watch because it always raises challenging questions and offers great arguments and documentation. Today, the...

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