Posted on: October 18, 2019

At the Jack Miller Center’s 2019 Summit on Higher Education, board member John Agresto (and former President of  St. John’s College in New Mexico) delivered the keynote address. The theme of the summit was “Should America’s Colleges Teach Patriotism?” 

Tag: Constitutional Law, Fiduciary Duties, Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: October 11, 2019

In a short video on the Federalist Society website, Susan E. Dudley, Distinguished Professor of Practice and Director of the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center, explains when and why administrative agencies started doing cost-benefit analysis.

Tag: Administrative Law, Law & Economics, Legal History, Legal Theory, Legislation
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Charles Krauthammer, a psychiatrist, Pulitzer Prize-winning bestselling author, and long-time Fox News panelist, who died in 2018 at age 68, had many words of wisdom, including this quote about American Exceptionalism:

Tag: Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: September 13, 2019

In a short video on the Federalist Society website, Gary S. Lawson, Philip S. Beck Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law, discusses whether a rule passed by an administrative agency is basically the same as a statute passed by Congress.

Tag: Administrative Law, Legal Theory, Legislation
Posted on: August 30, 2019

To begin the new academic year, Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), has five suggestions for college and university presidents to prove their commitment to freedom of expression and academic freedom:

Tag: Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Fiduciary Duties
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Just a few weeks ago, we posted a whimsical piece on the possibility of criminal activity in the final frontier - and the jurisdictional issues that might arise as a result. Now, humanity has officially taken that giant leap. As the New York Times reports, U.S. astronaut Lt. Col.

Tag: Criminal Law, Legal Industry, Legal Theory, Technology & Law