“The Prevention of Literature” analyzes the mind of the ideologue in thrall to orthodoxies that brook no questioning. That makes it an essay for our times.
Original methods originalism embeds the Constitution in the Anglo-American tradition and militates against the abstractions of the French philosophes.
Stephen Williams wrote about a man who lived in dark times and tried to build the institutions of liberal democracy on the ruins of an autocratic regime.
Public sector unions are exacerbating our criminal justice crisis and making it much harder to educate the next generation during the coronavirus pandemic.
Conservatives should recognize that our embrace of the very constitutional vices the Anti-Federalists warned about has made our Republic one in name only.
The goods of human dignity, human rights, and human liberty can be secured only by a transcendent source and an ontological grounding.
One might be forgiven for thinking that today’s Republican Party is an American Christian Democratic party in everything but name only.
Sean Shelby announced as President & CEO of Liberty Fund.
As with all sins, racism will never end without God’s grace and a willingness by all to conduct themselves with charity.
In Espinoza, the Court elevates a principle that finds no mention in the text of the Constitution.
Where ought the life of the mind lead us?
The modern antitrust regime is more than capable of adapting to new realities in the economy.
Law & Liberty contributors offer their reading and listening recommendations for your summer vacations (or staycations) in this crisis.
Do we want a presidency that aligns with our founding vision? If so, will we give up temporary policy gains in favor of long-term constitutional fidelity?
We cannot restore civil peace without a reasonable promise of happiness.
There would be no “social” in Europe’s “social market economy” without the strictly market-friendly rules essential for economic efficiency.
Making antitrust great again in order to chasten Big Tech requires using theories that were abandoned for good reason.
John Marini unmasks the century-long effort to undermine the Constitution's distribution of power.
Socialism cannot discover what freedom is and it cannot address the social question.
What should business schools teach their students about life and liberty?
Neo-integralists today lack formation in republican institutions, and succumb too easily to the lure of authoritarianism.
Why Walker Percy's theory of hurricanes doesn't apply to COVID-19.
While Blackstone was a source for many, it was definitely not the only or even most important source the drafters of the Declaration had in mind.
One judge’s arbitrary legislation is another judge’s legitimate public purpose.
Embracing originalism is not the only response that progressives might make to conservative nonoriginalism, but there are reasons to think they might.
If you listen to Democrats and their cheerleaders in the mainstream media, their leaders are just plain smarter and more caring.
The National Popular Vote movement reflects a shocking failure to understand the consequences that would ensue should such a system go into effect.