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Is the Second Amendment an Individual Right?
Recorded: Monday, June 9, 2008
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An Independent Policy Forum held on 6/09/08. Joyce Lee Malcolm and Stephen Halbrook discuss the history of the Second Amendment and its interpretation in American law.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook, Joyce Lee Malcolm, David J. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Constitutional Law, Gun Control, History (U.S)
Alex Tabarrok on Organ Donors
Recorded: Wednesday, June 4, 2003
Alex Tabarrok on CSPANs Washington Journal discusses how to increase the amount of organs available for organ transplant surgery.
Experts: Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Television Issues: Free Market Economics, Health Care
Robert Higgs on Rights During National Emergencies
Recorded: Thursday, January 1, 1987
In this lecture from 1987, Robert Higgs speaks about governments' tendency to bend or suspend individual rights during emergency situations. He reviews the history of this in the United States and questions whether the U.S. Constitution is strong enough to protect private rights in the face of an unending string of national crises.
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Crisis and Leviathan
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Freedom, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy