Hear This Idea
Hear This Idea
Aug 4, 2023
#68 – Steven Teles on what the Conservative Legal Movement Teaches about Policy Advocacy
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Steven Teles s is a Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University and a Senior Fellow at the Niskanen Center. His work focuses on American politics and he written several books on topics such as elite politics, the judiciary, and mass incarceration.

You can see more links and a full transcript at hearthisidea.com/teles

In this episode we talk about:

  • The rise of the conservative legal movement;
  • How ideas can come to be entrenched in American politics;
  • Challenges in building a new academic field like "law and economics";
  • The limitations of doing quantitative evaluations of advocacy groups.

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