Publications

Publications

, Heartland Institute
NEW JERSEY SHOULD ELIMINATE ITS DRACONIAN VAPING TAX
Media Coverage

From the Heartland Institute:
A 2017 Policy Study by the R Street Institute analyzed a smaller number of Medicaid recipients switching from combustible cigarettes to e-cigarettes. Associate Fellow…

, RealClearPolicy
Vague Law Foments Debate Over USPS Parcel Pricing
Kevin Kosar

There’s been quite the hullabaloo raging over the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) pricing of parcels. President Donald J. Trump started a volley in late December 2017 by tweeting:
Why is the…

, InsiderAdvantage
Georgia’s Civil Asset Forfeiture is Bad Public Policy
Marc Hyden

The government is no stranger to wasteful spending. In fact recently, Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway came under fire for purchasing a tricked-out 707 HP Dodge Charger Hellcat for a cool…

, The American Spectator
Dems to Farm Workers: ‘No, No Puedes’
Steven Greenhut

It’s taken nearly five years of administrative battles, legislative interference, and lawsuits, but the California state government has finally counted farm workers’ votes in a union election at…

, The Crime Report
Why Do We Keep Jailing Runaway Kids?
Nila Bala & Emily Mooney

Earlier this summer, a young female was arrested and ushered into our criminal justice system. The cause? According to local reporting, she was charged with being “Beyond Parental…

, The Times-Picayune
Sen. Kennedy’s wrong about Louisiana’s justice reforms: They’re working
Marc Hyden

Up until this year, Louisiana had the nation’s highest incarceration rate per capita. However, the state’s conservative criminal justice reforms have ushered in a new era that has reduced the prison…

, Lawfare
The President’s Election-Interference Order: A Needed First Step
Megan Reiss

President Trump issued Executive Order 13848 on Sept. 12 declaring election interference a national emergency. The order also sets up a protocol for applying sanctions to persons who conduct…

, TechTank
Protecting second chances for the formerly incarcerated in the age of facial recognition
Nila Bala & Lars Trautman

Computers are once again learning something that humans have long understood: Putting a name to a face can be an elusive endeavor. Indeed, as facial recognition software is added to everything…

, New Delhi Times
After Florence Floods, the Uninsured Awaken to Painful Reality
Media Coverage

From the New Delhi Times:
For those without flood insurance, all they can hope for is federal funding, usually about $30,000, said Ray Lehmann, director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the…

, Oregon Law
Critical Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, and Market Failure
Media Coverage

Cited in Oregon Law:
111 See Paul Rosenzweig, The Unpersuasiveness of the Case for Cybersecurity Regulation–An Introduction, LAWFARE BLOG (May 17, 2012, 12:35 PM),…