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Stephan Kinsella Discusses Law Without the State, and the Illegitimacy of Intellectual Property

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Tags Legal SystemPrivate Property

06/12/2019Robert P. MurphyStephan Kinsella

Bob talks with Stephan Kinsella about the basis of libertarian law, and how we could have justice without a coercive State. They then discuss Stephan’s pathbreaking work making the case that property must be in tangible things, rendering “intellectual property” an incoherent and dangerous concept.

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Stephan Kinsella

Stephan Kinsella is an attorney in Houston, director of the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom, and editor of Libertarian Papers.

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