Timothy Sandefur is an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, principal attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation, and vice president for Litigation at Gold Water Institute.
Is judicial activism bad if it's focused on protecting civil liberties from government incursion? Where do libertarians and conservatives diverge in jurisprudence? Tim Sandefur is Vice President of Litigation at the Goldwater Institute, and makes the case for judicial engagement in the defense of individual rights.
"Tim the Lawyer' Sandefur joined Armstrong & Getty to talk about a number of civil liberty type issues--most notably CA's restrictive new law AB-5--which heavily restricts gig work (dramatically changing the lives of Uber drivers, photographers, freelance journalists, musicians, etc.). Tim's firm, The Goldwater Institute, is now involved in the fight against this union-backed law, which Tim says "deprives people of their own freedom of economic choice". Tim also addressed what is now Trump's official executive order regarding the status of social media companies, providing some important perspective regarding private property and free speech... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
"Tim the Lawyer" Sandefur joins Armstrong & Getty to point out the worrisome aspects of the Pulitzer Prize winning 1619 Project, which posits that America was founded on racism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
The Armstrong & Getty and Friends Bookclub (aka The Committee of Learned Sages) have once again convened to discuss the book, "Tribe" by Sebastian Junger.This A&G Extra Large Podcast features both "Tim The Lawyer" Sandefur and "Craig the Heathcare Gangsta" Gottwals" in a discussion about the book, in which author Junger describes the way in which modern society has lost its tribal connection--which he believes is paramount to our health, wellbeing and survival. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
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