Wednesday’s ruling was a significant and welcome re-affirmation of a principle that, we should hope, is firmly entrenched in American constitutional law.
Ken I. Kersch
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.
Doesn’t Scalia’s originalism allow for just the kind of moral principle that Vermeule supports?
Michael Strain on why the economics of America are surprisingly good and why we should stop listening to the naysayers.
It is fitting that this virus is named after its crown-like shape, for like a king, it has exerted control over us and challenged our way of thinking.
The frenetic pace and consumption-focus of American economic life is not a result of market capitalism, but it may be part of the American character.
Debates should continue about root causes, but attacking incarceration is not the right way forward.
Taylor seeks to elevate the political ramifications of Thoreau’s appeal to moral conscience as the very preconditions for a just, equitable political life.
We do imprison too many, and Latzer unduly minimizes the breathtaking severity of America’s criminal justice system.
Graham McAleer discusses how postmodern natural law can help us think more coherently about human beings and our actions.
Holding up Hayek for abuse allows both right and left postliberals to substitute ideological argument for data and analysis of specific policies.
Three reviews of Yuval Levin's A Time to Build from Rachel Lu, Titus Techera, and Scott Yenor.
Christopher Caldwell discusses his new book, The Age of Entitlement.
The coronavirus epidemic is a shock to China’s political system, but—unless the death toll spirals out of control—it is probably one China can absorb.
I support the abolition of the death penalty, but its demise seems highly correlated with a weakening of crime and punishment in the UK.
The key to understanding contemporary Sacrificial Politics is to recognize what people of the Left hold sacred: victims of oppression.
This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of Walker Percy’s death, and the eminent philosopher-novelist repays our attention and thought more than ever.
Executive privilege is not an absolute power, and it often must yield to other claims, such as Congress’s duty to properly conduct an investigation.
This sorry mess should serve as a cautionary tale to those Americans who have always admired the British parliamentary system, to which Canada is an heir.
The relative success of the U.S. medical system underscores the dangers of putting it under government control.