Richard Epstein, author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain, speaking at the Hoover Institution. Mr. Epstein is an entertaining and engaging speaker. The 45 minutes go by quickly. It is time well spent.
Richard Allen Epstein (born April 17, 1943) is the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law, the Faculty Director for Curriculum, and the Director, Law and Economics Program at the University of Chicago Law School. He is also an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute, and the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Since 2007, he has been a visiting professor of law at New York University School of Law, and will be joining as a permanent faculty member in 2010. Epstein is considered one of the most influential legal thinkers of modern times. Wikipedia