The appointment of the next Supreme Court justice could be the most legally significant event for our country in a generation.
The following is adapted from a speech delivered on July 19, 2015, aboard the Crystal Serenity, during a Hillsdale College cruise from Lisbon to London. If you think about it, it makes sense that in America—the only nation in the world to define itself not by blood or land, but by a law, the Constitution—the […]
The following is adapted from a speech delivered on January 30, 2015, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C., as part of the AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series. Thomas Sowell once said that some books you write for pleasure, and others you write out of a […]
The question I will address here is whether administrative law is unlawful, and I will focus on constitutional history.
The presidency is the most visible thread that runs through the tapestry of the American government.
Proponents of a “living constitution” aim to transform our nation’s supreme law beyond recognition—and with a minimum of debate.
What is left, really, to being an American if we are all simply part of some abstract humanity?
Citizenship does not exist by nature; it is created by law, and the identification of citizens has always been considered an aspect of sovereignty.
No metaphor in American letters has had a greater influence on law and policy than Thomas Jefferson’s "wall of separation between church and state."
The UN has become the repository of all the West’s sappiest illusions of one-worldism.