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Tate Fegley

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Tate Fegley is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh. Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. He received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University, and he has a B.A. in economics, B.S. in criminal justice, and M.A. in criminal justice from Boise State University. He was a Mises Institute Fellow in 2015, 2016, and 2018, and winner of the 2018 Grant Aldrich Prize for Best Graduate Student paper at the Austrian Economics Research Confernce. His CV can be found at TateFegley.com

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Why Abusive Cops So Often Keep Their Jobs

Labor and WagesThe Police State

Blog06/02/2020

When you hear a cop has been fired from his job for some heinous act, be sure to check back a few months later. He may have been rehired thanks to the fact that it's very easy for cops to appeal termination and win.

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Alabama Expands Law Allowing Private Police Forces — And the Opposition Goes Nuts

Legal System

Blog06/29/2019

If one is concerned about Briarwood’s new private police force, one also ought to be hysterical over pretty much any police force in the United States. But the state seems to get a pass in areas where non-state entities are treated with suspicion.

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Look to the States — Not SCOTUS — For Real Asset Forefeiture Reform

Legal System

Blog01/29/2019

The "asset forfeiture" case now before the Supreme Court is unlikely to lead to any substantial limitations on state and local seizures of private property.

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Government Police Fail to Make Arrests In Nearly Half of Murder Cases

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/11/2018

Many urban police departments fail to make arrests in even half of the murder cases in their jurisdictions. Imagine if a private sector policing firm had a similar rate of failure.

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Police Abuse Hate Crime Laws to Enhance Their Own Power

07/25/2018Power & Market
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