Richard Epstein opines on expanding the mandate of the Federal Reserve, extending jurisdiction of the SEC to public companies, and promoting climate policy through executive agencies.

Richard Epstein judges new statues meant to expand voting rights and offers a mechanism to determine whether they will increase or decrease voter fraud.

Richard Epstein discusses the history of the Electoral Count Act and the modern-day election reforms that are necessary to prevent another contentious election.

Richard Epstein hands out harsh grades to President Biden for his handling of the economy, Afghanistan, and energy policy—and makes a few predictions for 2022.

Richard Epstein discusses the oral arguments in the Supreme Court case that looks like it will overturn Roe v. Wade—and makes a prediction about the final vote.

Richard Epstein argues that the spending provisions in Biden’s reconciliation bill are less worrisome than the structural changes it will impose on the labor market.

Richard Epstein discusses the Justice Department’s plans to pay families who were separated from their children at the border and President Biden’s approach to those who are claiming political asylum.

Richard Epstein explains the problem with taxing unrealized capital gains and predicts how the wealthy will work to avoid paying higher taxes.

Richard Epstein parses the ability of Donald Trump to use executive privilege as a former president and discusses the consequences of the House select committee holding Steve Bannon in contempt.

Richard Epstein untangles federal vs. state vaccine mandates and the rights of businesses to choose how they operate.

Supreme Court cases affecting gun rights, religious liberty, and abortion will soon be heard by the Court.

Richard Epstein assesses the infrastructure and reconciliation bills being debated and discusses who is to blame for the upcoming debt ceiling fiasco.

Richard Epstein judges the likelihood of success of yet another universal basic income plan and provides grave predictions about the ability of the federal government to rein in spending.

Richard Epstein reacts to the proposed tax increases in President Biden’s spending bill and explains what “tax the rich” really means.

Richard Epstein delves into President Biden’s new vaccine mandate and addresses whether it holds up to constitutional scrutiny.

Richard Epstein reacts to the new Texas abortion bill and weighs in whether states should be allowed to delegate enforcement of controversial laws to civilians.

Richard Epstein explains when the use of force is justified overseas, what President Biden has gotten wrong by withdrawing from Afghanistan, and how our allies and adversaries will react to the fall of Pax Americana.

Richard Epstein dives into the latest IPCC report on climate change and provides a few methods for how to interpret, critique, and verify its results.

Is that legal? Richard answers questions about the constitutionality of student loan forgiveness, the national eviction moratorium, and California’s upcoming recall election.

Richard Epstein recounts President Reagan’s handling of the air traffic controller strike of 1981 and offers lessons for future conflicts with other public sector unions.