Law & Politics

Finger on the Joystick: A Drone Expert Weighs in on American Policy

Professor of Law Amos Guiora discusses when drone strikes are morally and legally justifiable and how U.S. drone policy gets it wrong.

The Great Gun Regulation Debate

Can stronger gun regulations help keep guns out of the hands of criminals?

Policy Radio | Charles Wheelan on Popular Economics, Running for Office, and Political Centrism

This week, we sit down with Professor Charles Wheelan to discuss his upcoming book, The Centrist Manifesto, his unsuccessful run for Congress, and the differences between policy wonks and political hacks.

Forward: Beth Myers on the Current State of the GOP

Romney campaign strategist Beth Myers discusses the direction of the Republican party after the 2012 campaign.

Russian Intelligence: Government Transparency in Moscow

A Russian official discusses her mission to create a more transparent government

A License to Kill?

Do Stand Your Ground Laws deter crime? New research investigates the impact of stand your ground laws on homicide rates.

Policy Radio | Daniel E. Ortega on the Impact of Colombia’s “Plan Cuadrantes” on Crime

In this week’s episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Lindsey Hearn sits down with economist Daniel Ortega to discuss the impact of Colombia’s “Plan Cuadrantes,” a new police patrol and training program.

Municipal CFO Series: Carmen Arrieta-Candelaria, El Paso

El Paso's CFO discusses security spending priorities during the economic downturn

Profiles in Policing

Racial profiling by law enforcement is an issue in America, but not always in the way people expect.

How Big is the Broadband Bonus?

A new study investigates the economic impact of broadband investment

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