Gene Healy

Senior Editor, CATO Institute

Gene Healy is senior editor at the Cato Institute. He is the author of a number of Cato studies on executive-power abuses by presidents of both parties, including "Arrogance of Power Reborn: The Imperial Presidency and Foreign Policy in the Clinton Years" (2001) and (with Timothy Lynch) "Power Surge: The Constitutional Record of George W. Bush" (2006). Healy also edited the 2004 book “Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything.”

He has appeared on PBS’s NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and NPR’s Talk of the Nation, among other venues.

Mr. Healy holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. He grew up in Springsteen Country on the Jersey Shore.

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