Law & Politics

Policy Radio | Former US Representative Steve LaTourette Reflects on Public Life, Public Debt, and an Excess of Lawyers in Washington

This week we speak with former US Representative Steve LaTourette on what he accomplished during his two decades in Congress and how polarization in Washington and the growing debt go hand in hand.

Planning Ahead: Does Government “Beat the Clock”?

How do governments respond to citizen-led initiatives?

The Role of Technology in Crisis Management and How it Could Be Done Better

Expert Patrick Meier discusses the role technology and social media have played in crises like the Boston bombings and how policymakers – and the crowd – can use these tools better.

Correcting Healthcare in Correctional Facilities

Cost saving strategies for American correctional facilities.

Terrorism Anxiety: Evaluating the Risk of Terrorism

What's the right level of defense against terrorism and how do our current efforts measure up on a cost-benefit analysis?

Polling and Policy: Pollster Joel Benenson Discusses the Role of Polling in Setting Presidential Agendas

The Obama campaign's chief pollster discusses his current role in the White House.

A Call to Service

Do reductions in government spending increase altruistic behavior?

The Cost of Urban Violence: High Crime and the Price-Elasticity of Policing

Does putting more cops on the street help to reduce crime?

Alone And Unafraid?

Reevaluating United States policy toward international maritime law to protect long-term national interests

Seeing Red: Challenges to Social Harmony in China

Protests in China during the last twenty years have focused on local grievances, such as land and labor issues, and are targeted against local governments, not necessarily the central party

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