Richard A. Epstein

Richard Epstein is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University as well as an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute. He is the author of Simple Rules for a Complex World (1995) and Skepticism and Freedom: A Modern Case for Classical Liberalism (2004), among many other books.



by Richard A. Epstein on Aug 15, 2008

Strict liability rules require people to take responsibility for damages done to others’ property and are therefore favored by libertarianism.


Epstein, Richard A. (1943-)

by Aaron Steelman on Aug 15, 2008

Epstein is a prominent legal scholar whose work on eminent domain and government intervention has influenced major court decisions in the last 50 years.

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What’s Wrong With Labor Unions?

featuring Richard A. Epstein, Trevor Burrus, and Aaron Ross Powell on Mar 4, 2016

Richard A. Epstein joins us for a discussion on labor unions. Did they to create a thriving middle class and the modern working life we enjoy today?