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William J. Watkins, Jr. on Patent Trolls
Recorded: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr. appeared on XMSatellite radios Innovation Navigation show to talk about his new book Patent Trolls: Predatory Litigation and the Smothering of Innovation. The cost of patent trolls is staggering, both in terms of lost work and in court costs and attorney fees. The outmoded patent system in the US is discussed, including proposals for reforming the patent system.
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr.
Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
Bruce Benson on the Tom Woods Radio Show
Recorded: Friday, April 25, 2014
Sr. Fellow Bruce Benson, author of The Enterprise of Law appeared on the Tom Woods radio show to speak about the increasing frequency of private police in areas of our society. In an upcoming article in The Independent Review, Benson will update some ideas about private, market-based justice processes and less government police abuse.
Experts: Bruce L. Benson
Issues: Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Culture/ Society, Free Market Economics, Law Enforcement, Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Taxes
Wendy McElroy on Violence Against Women on the Dr. Laura Schlessinger Radio Show
Recorded: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Research Fellow Wendy McElroy appeared on the Dr. Laura Schlessinger radio show. McElroy discusses the falsified research, or so-called advocacy research on such topics such as college rape and domestic violence. The results, she says, is hysteria on college campuses and demonization of black males. Flawed statistics from this research have been used in legislation such as the Violence Against Women Act, according to McElroy.
Experts: Wendy McElroy
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Law Enforcement, Race Issues
Stephen P. Halbrook on KNUS's Peter Boyles Show
Recorded: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on The Peter Boyles radio show on KNUS in Colorado. Halbrook, who is also a Second Amendment attorney speaks of the history of liberty in this country compared to Europe in the 1930s. The author provides historical perspective on the events leading up to the confiscation of guns from German Jews and other so called "Enemies of the State."
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Government Power, Gun Control, History (International), Law Enforcement
Mary Theroux on ARNNSnowden and the Surveillance State
Recorded: Monday, July 22, 2013
Mary Theroux, Senior Vice President at the Independent Institute, is interviewed by host Ernie Brown on the topic of Edward Snowden and the US Governments Surveillance State.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Technology, Terrorism and National Crises
Alvaro Vargas Llosa on the John Carlson Show
Recorded: Friday, June 21, 2013
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa, author of Global Crossings is interviewed by John Carlson of KVI-am 570 in Seattle, WA.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Immigration, Labor and Employment, Law Enforcement, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Alvaro Vargas Llosa on the Jim Bohannon Show
Recorded: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa, author of Global Crossings discusses aspects of his new book with Jim Bohannon.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Immigration, Labor and Employment, Law Enforcement, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Anthony Gregory Discusses Habeas Corpus on the Ernie Brown Show
Recorded: Thursday, May 2, 2013
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Anthony Gregory, Research Fellow and author of The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the Kings Prerogative to the War on Terror, appeared on America's Radio News Network on Thursday, May 2 with host Ernie Brown. They talk about Anthony's new book, the history of the writ of Habeas Corpus, and how it is still relevant today.
Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Law Enforcement, Terrorism and National Crises