How can a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin succeed in a society based on regulated fiat money? In this episode of POLICYbrief, Professor John O. McGinnis, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, explains how the success of cryptocurrencies may depend on “the rule of law and the constitutional respect for a new form of property.”
As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speaker.
Learn more about John O. McGinnis:
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