Leading experts discuss the pros and cons of government regulations and explain how they affect everyday life for Americans.

Deep Dive Episode 12 – Can Government Regulation Keep Pace with Emerging Technology?

October 5, 2017

Greg McNeal (Pepperdine University) and Adam Thierer (Mercatus Center) discuss the law and policy frameworks impacting emerging technologies.

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Deep Dive Episode 11 – Heimlich Maneuver on Operation Choke Point?

August 25, 2017

Listen to Pete Patterson (Cooper & Kirk) discuss Operation Choke Point, the recent Department of Justice letter denouncing its participation in this initiative, and litigation against federal agencies who have participated in it.

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Deep Dive Episode 10 – Is There a “Death Squad” at the U.S. Patent Office?: Examining the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

August 18, 2017

Josh Malone (Bunch O Balloons), Kristen Osenga (University of Richmond School of Law), and Brian O’Shaughnessy (Dinsmore & Shohl) discuss the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

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Deep Dive Episode 9 – Bureaucracy in America

August 10, 2017

Joseph Postell (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs) discusses the administrative state, how it has changed over time, and how these changes have influenced our constitutional system.

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Deep Dive Episode 8 – Cardiac Arrest: A Cautionary Tale

August 2, 2017

Listen to Howard Root’s story of going from the CEO of Vascular Solutions, Inc. to defending himself and his company in court.

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Deep Dive Episode 7 – IoT: Rise of the Machines?

July 27, 2017

Paul Rosenzweig (Red Branch Law & Consulting) and Suhail A. Khan (Microsoft) discuss the Internet of Things, the risks it potentially poses, and the role of government in mitigating these risks.

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Deep Dive Episode 6 – Laws, Regulations, and “Regulatory Dark Matter”

July 19, 2017

Wayne Crews (Competitive Enterprise Institute) explores “regulatory dark matter”: the thousands of executive branch and federal agency proclamations and issuances that carry practical (if not always technically legally) binding regulatory effect.

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Deep Dive Episode 5 – LabMD v. FTC: A David Against Goliath Story

July 18, 2017

Justin “Gus” Hurwitz (Nebraska College of Law) and Michael Daugherty (LabMD) discuss Michael’s experience defending his medical testing lab against allegations by the FTC that it had deficient cybersecurity practices.

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Deep Dive Episode 4 – “Uber of the Sky”: The Story of Flytenow

July 13, 2017

Alan Guichard (Flytenow) and Jonathan Riches (Goldwater Institute) discuss how Alan’s innovative ridesharing platform for small planes was outlawed by the FAA.

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Deep Dive Episode 3 – SEC Increased Use of Administrative Proceedings and “The $2,200 Man”

June 22, 2017

Michael Kelly (Hogan Lovells) and Eric Wanger (Wanger Investment Management) discuss the SEC’s use of administrative proceedings in this episode of Fourth Branch.

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