Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington join us to discuss forensic science and the criminal justice system.
Trevor Burrus is a research fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. His research interests include constitutional law, civil and criminal law, legal and political philosophy, and legal history. His work has appeared in the Vermont Law Review, the Syracuse Law Review, and the Jurist, as well as the Washington Times, Huffington Post, and the Daily Caller. He holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
We discuss the rights of self-medication; rights to purchase and use unapproved treatments, prohibited drugs, and pharmaceuticals without a prescription.
Sebastian Edwards joins us today to discuss why we abandoned the gold standard.
Tim Lynch joins Trevor Burrus this week for a discussion on the role of criminal law in America.
Jay Cost joins us for a discussion on the history of interest groups and political factions in America from James Madison’s time to the modern era.
Jonah Goldberg joins us for a discussion on what unites intellectual conservatives and libertarians and the history of the political left.
Gary Gerstle discusses his book on American history and governance, Liberty and Coercion: The Paradox of American Government from the Founding to the Present.
Johan Norberg joins Trevor this week to talk about the notion of progress and gives us all a few reasons to look forward to the future.
Hans Noel joins us this week to share ten insights into how politics, campaigns, and political parties work.
In the history of American politics there are few stories as enigmatic as that of Hamilton and Madison’s personal feud.
Frank H. Buckley joins us to discuss America’s dangerous tendency to gravitate towards an overwhelmingly powerful executive branch.
Trevor Burrus shares his theory of how government reorganizes the world around its own policies and programs.
Libertarians often get called “anti-community.” Aaron and Trevor explain why that’s wrong and why it leads to so many bad arguments against libertarianism.
Aaron and Trevor take listener questions from: Who will build roads and keep corporations honest? To: What’s the libertarian position on abortion?
Aaron and Trevor note that when we use the political process we have to group together into warring “tribes” to accomplish our goals. That’s problematic.
Aaron Powell and Trevor Burrus sum up the Supreme Court’s most recent term and discuss the meaning and impact of each of the court’s big cases.
The podcast guests we had in 2015 share some of their greatest intellectual influences and give book recommendations.
Aaron and Trevor have a discussion about the political authority of the state. Should one obey the government? Is there a compelling reason to?