Tipping Points:

The Future of Free Enterprise in America



Richard Epstein  How Do We Regulate Without Over-regulating?


About this talk

How do we create regulatory agencies that strike the right balance between protecting the public while not delaying or preventing very valuable products and medicines from getting to consumers? Richard focuses on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to illustrate some of the issues in striking this right balance.  What criteria do you use to judge when an agency over-reaches its appropriate role?


About Richard Epstein

Richard A. Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University and the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. In 2005 he was named by Legal Affairs magazine as one of the twenty leading legal thinkers in the United States.


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