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C. Jarrett Dieterle is director of commercial freedom policy and a senior fellow at the R Street Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based free-market-focused think tank. He joined R Street in January 2017, having previously worked as a regulatory attorney at a Washington law firm. He also clerked for a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Dieterle has worked and written for numerous policy organizations and think tanks in addition to R Street, including the Reason Foundation, the Manhattan Institute, the Mackinac Center and the Federalist Society. He also is the drinks columnist for the Richmond-Times Dispatch and the author of "Drink for Your Country," to be published in 2020. He earned his law degree from Georgetown University and his bachelor's degree from the University of Richmond.

August 12, 2019

America's Weak-Beer Wars

Most states have repealed their Prohibition-era '3.2 laws,' but they would do beer-drinkers and retailers a favor by clearing away their remaining alcohol-content restrictions.
April 15, 2019

Why Turning Contractors Into Employees Hurts Everyone

A California court decision could harm not just businesses but also workers and consumers. And the misguided idea shows signs of spreading to other states.
May 30, 2018

Local Governments and Occupational Licensing Absurdity

The proliferation of state licensing requirements is already bad enough. There's no need for cities to pile their own mandates on.