Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

During two decades in journalism Jacob Sullum has relentlessly skewered authoritarians of the left and the right, making the case for shrinking the realm of politics and expanding the realm of individual choice.

Read his weekly column here or check out hisĀ bio.

Recently Published

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Judge's Track Record Suggests She Would Frequently Be a Friend of Civil Liberties Sep 30, 2020

Democrats worry that Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, an originalist and textualist who cler... Read More

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How Much Difference Do COVID-19 Lockdowns Make? The Comparison Between Sweden and the US Casts Doubt on the Importance of Broad Legal Restrictions Sep 16, 2020

The New York Times describes Sweden's approach to COVID-19, which has been notably less restrictive ... Read More

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Are Video Arcades More Dangerous Than Casinos During a Pandemic? A Federal Lawsuit Argues That the Distinction Drawn by Massachusetts Is Unconstitutional Sep 09, 2020

Casinos and video arcades, both of which feature rows of electronic games that people use in close p... Read More