Braiding hair is not a crime

Earlier this year, I noted that the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals endorsed extreme deference to the government when it rejected a challenge by hair braiders in Missouri to the … ›

New empirical study on regulation of landscape contractors

More and more people are becoming aware of the expansive and burdensome legal barriers that nearly a third of Americans encounter when seeking to earn a living in the profession … ›

A good day for economic liberty in New Jersey

All too often we’ve had the displeasure of reporting on courts rubber stamping licensing schemes and legislative reform efforts dying in a haze of predictable interest group lobbying. Nevertheless, there is good news!

8th Circuit endorses extreme deference to the government

This case would be an excellent vehicle to resolve a major problem and strike a significant blow on the side of economic liberty.

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.

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 … ›

Occupational de-licensing in Connecticut

Earlier this week Connecticut removed occupational licensing, registration, and certificate requirements for several professions. The de-licensing of an occupation is especially notable because of its rarity. A 2015 study authored by Dr. Robert … ›

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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Braiding hair is not a crime

Earlier this year, I noted that the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals endorsed extreme deference to the government when it rejected a challenge by hair braiders in Missouri to the … ›

New empirical study on regulation of landscape contractors

More and more people are becoming aware of the expansive and burdensome legal barriers that nearly a third of Americans encounter when seeking to earn a living in the profession … ›

A good day for economic liberty in New Jersey

All too often we’ve had the displeasure of reporting on courts rubber stamping licensing schemes and legislative reform efforts dying in a haze of predictable interest group lobbying. Nevertheless, there is good news!

8th Circuit endorses extreme deference to the government

This case would be an excellent vehicle to resolve a major problem and strike a significant blow on the side of economic liberty.

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.

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 … ›

Occupational de-licensing in Connecticut

Earlier this week Connecticut removed occupational licensing, registration, and certificate requirements for several professions. The de-licensing of an occupation is especially notable because of its rarity. A 2015 study authored by Dr. Robert … ›

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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Braiding hair is not a crime

Earlier this year, I noted that the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals endorsed extreme deference to the government when it rejected a challenge by hair braiders in Missouri to the … ›

New empirical study on regulation of landscape contractors

More and more people are becoming aware of the expansive and burdensome legal barriers that nearly a third of Americans encounter when seeking to earn a living in the profession … ›

A good day for economic liberty in New Jersey

All too often we’ve had the displeasure of reporting on courts rubber stamping licensing schemes and legislative reform efforts dying in a haze of predictable interest group lobbying. Nevertheless, there is good news!

8th Circuit endorses extreme deference to the government

This case would be an excellent vehicle to resolve a major problem and strike a significant blow on the side of economic liberty.

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.

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 … ›

Occupational de-licensing in Connecticut

Earlier this week Connecticut removed occupational licensing, registration, and certificate requirements for several professions. The de-licensing of an occupation is especially notable because of its rarity. A 2015 study authored by Dr. Robert … ›

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 … ›

Braiding hair is not a crime

Earlier this year, I noted that the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals endorsed extreme deference to the government when it rejected a challenge by hair braiders in Missouri to the … ›

New empirical study on regulation of landscape contractors

More and more people are becoming aware of the expansive and burdensome legal barriers that nearly a third of Americans encounter when seeking to earn a living in the profession … ›

A good day for economic liberty in New Jersey

All too often we’ve had the displeasure of reporting on courts rubber stamping licensing schemes and legislative reform efforts dying in a haze of predictable interest group lobbying. Nevertheless, there is good news!

8th Circuit endorses extreme deference to the government

This case would be an excellent vehicle to resolve a major problem and strike a significant blow on the side of economic liberty.

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.

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 … ›

Occupational de-licensing in Connecticut

Earlier this week Connecticut removed occupational licensing, registration, and certificate requirements for several professions. The de-licensing of an occupation is especially notable because of its rarity. A 2015 study authored by Dr. Robert … ›

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 … ›