Ilya Somin is Professor of Law at George Mason University. He is the author of Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom (rev. ed., 2021), Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter (rev. ed. 2016), and The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain (2016). Somin has also published articles in a variety of popular press outlets, including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, CNN, The Atlantic, and USA Today. He is a regular contributor to the popular Volokh Conspiracy law and politics blog, now affiliated with Reason magazine.