Horace Cooper is a writer and legal commentator. He has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News as well as in a variety of print publications. He is also a research fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, a senior fellow with the Heartland Institute and the Director of Law and Regulation at the Institute for Liberty. From June 2005 – June 2007 he was a visiting assistant professor of law at George Mason University School of Law. While at GMUSL his research focus was on U.S. intellectual property rights policy, the role of the United States Supreme Court in the American constitutional system, political forecasting, the legislative process and federal labor law. Mr. Cooper has served in senior capacities in the George W. Bush Administration including stints as chief of staff at the Voice of America and the Dept of Labor’s Employment Standards Administration. Horace Cooper previously served as Counsel to the Honorable Richard K. Armey, (Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives from 1994 – 2002). Mr. Cooper’s interests include current issues involving law and American society, political forecasting, and the changing makeup of the United States Supreme Court.