Governor signs bill making book signings legal again

Bibliophiles and liberty lovers, rejoice! Governor Brown signed a bill that exempts books from California’s draconian autograph law.

Speaking of the bane that is occupational licensing…

This week I sat down with FreedomWorks to talk about the egregious violation of economic liberty that is occupational licensing.  Nowadays, you need a license to do just about everything … ›

California argues it can silence speech so long as it's super secretive about it

When the government engages in shady, unconstitutional behavior, it’s usually not forthcoming about it.  As courts have observed, “the government rarely flatly admits,” for example, that “it is engaging in … ›

Licensed out: occupational licensing hurts, not helps

When Arty Vogt purchased a moving business with his wife Stephanie, he never thought that running it would be easy.  But he certainly didn’t think that he’d be shut down … ›

Ease occupational licensing, free people to work

Today we filed this comment letter with the FTC describing how easing occupational licensing would give Americans a pathway to prosperity.  The FTC has assembled an Economic Liberty Taskforce dedicated to addressing … ›

Mark Hamill vs. Autographed Memorabilia: The Revenge of the Dark Side

Our friends at Reason have posted this excellent video on Mark Hamill’s effort to destroy small booksellers save kids from the menace that is fake Mark Hamill autographs.  Hamill’s legislative … ›

Things better than they appear this July 4

If you ask just about anybody — or scroll through Facebook or Twitter — it seems like our society is on the verge of collapse. We’re hopelessly divided and face … ›

Murr and more at the Claremont Institute's Supreme Court Round-up

You can catch me here speaking with Professor John Eastman and two other John Marshall Fellows about the Supreme Court’s October 2016 term.  I was a John Marshall Fellow in … ›

Oregon Supreme Court cites broad statute in upholding egregious abuse of licensing power

We received an adverse ruling in our lawsuit on behalf of David Hansen, which challenged a ruling by the Oregon Board of Architects that David practiced unlicensed architecture when he … ›

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Governor signs bill making book signings legal again

Bibliophiles and liberty lovers, rejoice! Governor Brown signed a bill that exempts books from California’s draconian autograph law.

Speaking of the bane that is occupational licensing…

This week I sat down with FreedomWorks to talk about the egregious violation of economic liberty that is occupational licensing.  Nowadays, you need a license to do just about everything … ›

California argues it can silence speech so long as it's super secretive about it

When the government engages in shady, unconstitutional behavior, it’s usually not forthcoming about it.  As courts have observed, “the government rarely flatly admits,” for example, that “it is engaging in … ›

Licensed out: occupational licensing hurts, not helps

When Arty Vogt purchased a moving business with his wife Stephanie, he never thought that running it would be easy.  But he certainly didn’t think that he’d be shut down … ›

Ease occupational licensing, free people to work

Today we filed this comment letter with the FTC describing how easing occupational licensing would give Americans a pathway to prosperity.  The FTC has assembled an Economic Liberty Taskforce dedicated to addressing … ›

Mark Hamill vs. Autographed Memorabilia: The Revenge of the Dark Side

Our friends at Reason have posted this excellent video on Mark Hamill’s effort to destroy small booksellers save kids from the menace that is fake Mark Hamill autographs.  Hamill’s legislative … ›

Things better than they appear this July 4

If you ask just about anybody — or scroll through Facebook or Twitter — it seems like our society is on the verge of collapse. We’re hopelessly divided and face … ›

Murr and more at the Claremont Institute's Supreme Court Round-up

You can catch me here speaking with Professor John Eastman and two other John Marshall Fellows about the Supreme Court’s October 2016 term.  I was a John Marshall Fellow in … ›

Oregon Supreme Court cites broad statute in upholding egregious abuse of licensing power

We received an adverse ruling in our lawsuit on behalf of David Hansen, which challenged a ruling by the Oregon Board of Architects that David practiced unlicensed architecture when he … ›

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Governor signs bill making book signings legal again

Bibliophiles and liberty lovers, rejoice! Governor Brown signed a bill that exempts books from California’s draconian autograph law.

Speaking of the bane that is occupational licensing…

This week I sat down with FreedomWorks to talk about the egregious violation of economic liberty that is occupational licensing.  Nowadays, you need a license to do just about everything … ›

California argues it can silence speech so long as it's super secretive about it

When the government engages in shady, unconstitutional behavior, it’s usually not forthcoming about it.  As courts have observed, “the government rarely flatly admits,” for example, that “it is engaging in … ›

Licensed out: occupational licensing hurts, not helps

When Arty Vogt purchased a moving business with his wife Stephanie, he never thought that running it would be easy.  But he certainly didn’t think that he’d be shut down … ›

Ease occupational licensing, free people to work

Today we filed this comment letter with the FTC describing how easing occupational licensing would give Americans a pathway to prosperity.  The FTC has assembled an Economic Liberty Taskforce dedicated to addressing … ›

Mark Hamill vs. Autographed Memorabilia: The Revenge of the Dark Side

Our friends at Reason have posted this excellent video on Mark Hamill’s effort to destroy small booksellers save kids from the menace that is fake Mark Hamill autographs.  Hamill’s legislative … ›

Things better than they appear this July 4

If you ask just about anybody — or scroll through Facebook or Twitter — it seems like our society is on the verge of collapse. We’re hopelessly divided and face … ›

Murr and more at the Claremont Institute's Supreme Court Round-up

You can catch me here speaking with Professor John Eastman and two other John Marshall Fellows about the Supreme Court’s October 2016 term.  I was a John Marshall Fellow in … ›

Oregon Supreme Court cites broad statute in upholding egregious abuse of licensing power

We received an adverse ruling in our lawsuit on behalf of David Hansen, which challenged a ruling by the Oregon Board of Architects that David practiced unlicensed architecture when he … ›

Governor signs bill making book signings legal again

Bibliophiles and liberty lovers, rejoice! Governor Brown signed a bill that exempts books from California’s draconian autograph law.

Speaking of the bane that is occupational licensing…

This week I sat down with FreedomWorks to talk about the egregious violation of economic liberty that is occupational licensing.  Nowadays, you need a license to do just about everything … ›

California argues it can silence speech so long as it's super secretive about it

When the government engages in shady, unconstitutional behavior, it’s usually not forthcoming about it.  As courts have observed, “the government rarely flatly admits,” for example, that “it is engaging in … ›

Licensed out: occupational licensing hurts, not helps

When Arty Vogt purchased a moving business with his wife Stephanie, he never thought that running it would be easy.  But he certainly didn’t think that he’d be shut down … ›

Ease occupational licensing, free people to work

Today we filed this comment letter with the FTC describing how easing occupational licensing would give Americans a pathway to prosperity.  The FTC has assembled an Economic Liberty Taskforce dedicated to addressing … ›

Mark Hamill vs. Autographed Memorabilia: The Revenge of the Dark Side

Our friends at Reason have posted this excellent video on Mark Hamill’s effort to destroy small booksellers save kids from the menace that is fake Mark Hamill autographs.  Hamill’s legislative … ›

Things better than they appear this July 4

If you ask just about anybody — or scroll through Facebook or Twitter — it seems like our society is on the verge of collapse. We’re hopelessly divided and face … ›

Murr and more at the Claremont Institute's Supreme Court Round-up

You can catch me here speaking with Professor John Eastman and two other John Marshall Fellows about the Supreme Court’s October 2016 term.  I was a John Marshall Fellow in … ›

Oregon Supreme Court cites broad statute in upholding egregious abuse of licensing power

We received an adverse ruling in our lawsuit on behalf of David Hansen, which challenged a ruling by the Oregon Board of Architects that David practiced unlicensed architecture when he … ›