John Yoo (yes, that John Yoo) is the Emanuel S. Heller Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, and the co-host of Ricochet’s Law Talk podcast. He likes playing squash and eating at McDonald’s.
It’s an end-of-the-year blowout in the Faculty Lounge, as Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are tackling 2018’s madcap final month. Why is the Supreme Court’s immigration ruling not as dramatic as it sounds? Is President Trump in genuine legal trouble this time? Is there a silver lining to the departure of Jim Mattis? Why isn’t being tried for the same crime by your state and the feds double jeopardy? And what does the Bill of Rights have to do with nunchucks?
All that plus Epstein delivers some dreidel game theory, Yoo weighs in on eggnog, and a certain someone engages in a year end Roman law improv game.More