Week in Review – Vol. 1 No. 14

November 19, 2021  

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Congressional Reform

Congressional Reform

This week in the Congressional Reform series, Jennifer Victor discusses caucuses, networks, and the effects of lobbying on Congress. Jennifer Victor is an Associate Professor of political science at George Mason University with a focus on legislative organization and behavior.

Rights & Liberties

Sunwater scholar Joseph Kochanek covers Federalist 14 where Madison argued that the USA could be governed under republican government, in part by observing that the distance representatives would need to travel to attend Congress would not be greater than the distance that legislators had to travel to get to the capital in other countries.The Federalist Papers Podcast discusses the founders thinking and how their vision and debates relate to the present day.

Property, Markets, Trade

Property, Markets, Trade

The Sunwater Institute and the Berkeley Center of Law and Technology are hosting a conference entitled Intellectual Property Rights: Measuring Global Protection and Quantifying Economic Loss. The event will be held in-person at Sunwater’s office in North Bethesda, Maryland and virtually on January 14, 202. Registration for the event is now open.

Sunwater’s Good Read

Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America by Lee Drutman

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