Our Partisan Bureaucracy? The IRS, the DOJ, and the Future of Political Activism
When the first Civil Service Reform Act passed in 1883, “good government” reformers envisioned nonpartisan civil servants fairly administering the federal bureaucracy.The executive branch increasingly treats agencies like the IRS and the DOJ not as impartial regulators, but as partisan weapons for intimidating political opponents. Co-hosted with the Federalist Society.
John Eastman is Founding Director of the Claremont Institute’s Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, and currently serves as the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute.
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On June 19, 2014, renowned legal scholar and former Bush Administration official John Yoo addressed supporters of the Claremont Institute at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. He discussed the Constitution's vision of presidential powers and illustrated how the Obama Administration has turned the framers' design on its head.
Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Ilya Shapiro, Dr. David Upham, and Kelly Shackelford to discuss the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case as well as address the Chris Christie v. NCAA case.