Steven Teles on What the Conservative Legal Movement Teaches About Policy Advocacy
Steven Teles 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.
In this episode we discuss Steven’s book The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement and his article The Elusive Craft of Evaluating Advocacy.
Steven’s recommended reading
- Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed by James Scott
- The Use of Knowledge in Society by Friedrich Hayek
- Patchwork Leviathan: Pockets of Bureaucratic Effectiveness in Developing States by Erin Metz McDonnell