June 8, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

COVID-19 and the Right to Test

Featuring Jessica Flanigan, MA, PhD (@missjessica), Richard L. Morrill Chair in Ethics and Democratic Values, University of Richmond; Roger D. Klein, MD, JD (@RogerDKlein), FDA & Health Working Group, Federalist Society Regulatory Transparency Project; former Adviser to the Food and Drug Administration; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, JM, MA (@mfcannon), Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
May 23, 2020
Commentary

Why the ‘Reopen Maryland’ Lawsuit Failed

The text of this lawsuit was full of rhetorical flights and digressions into points not germane to law. It appeared to be written with some audience in mind other than federal judges.

The Frederick News-Post
Blog

FinCEN’s Suspicious Statistics

It’s difficult to outdo the crypto community when it comes to making bold quantitative claims that, stripped out of context, mislead the incautious. But Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Kenneth Blanco recently came close.

May 20, 2020
Commentary

Americans Have Always Politicized Public Health

As humanity tackles the serious, global problems presented by the current pandemic, we should learn the lessons of the past and know that beating COVID-19 will require clear heads and a reliance on reason and data.

The American Conservative
May 20, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Don’t Forget People Living in Pain: War on Opioids and Chronic Pain Patients during COVID-19

Featuring Andrea Trescot, MD, Anesthesiologist, Pain Specialist, and former Director of Pain Fellowship, University of Florida, Gainesville, and University of Washington, Seattle; Kate Nicholson, JD, Civil Rights Attorney and Pain Patient Advocate; Richard Lawhern, PhD, Cofounder and Director of Research, Alliance for the Treatment of Intractable Pain; moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.