Cato Daily Podcast
Politics and Policy of Policing in Virginia
States are moving forward with changes to how policing works with mixed results. Nick Freitas, a Republican delegate in the Virginia House, discusses the reform proposals his state is considering.
Political Sectarianism and the Presidential Cult
Increasing political polarization is real, according to political scientists. To what extent have the powers of the presidency helped drive it? Gene Healy comments.
Million Dollar Fines for 'Incompatible' Landscaping?
Could you prove that your landscaping was "compatible" with that of your neighbors? Is it excessive to fine homeowners $1000 a day for "incompatible" plants? Is there a true victim when disfavored landscaping arrives in your neighborhood? Maurice Thompson of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law has just such a case in Ohio.
Federal Cops, Qualified Immunity, and Effective Absolute Immunity
Bringing claims against state cops for violating your rights is hard enough, but it's even harder when the cop is a fed. Patrick Jaicomo is an attorney at the Institute for Justice. We discussed current cases where federal cops stepped on American rights.