Task Forces and Working Groups
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Boyd and Jill Smith Task Force on Virtues of a Free Society: Op-eds and Articles

September 4, 2010 | National Review Online

The President’s Stem-Cell Dollars and the Judge’s Rebuke

Advancing science does not justify the destruction of human life...
August 28, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

The Death of Conservatism Was Greatly Exaggerated

In 2008 liberals proclaimed the collapse of Reaganism. Two years later the idea of limited government is back in vogue...
August 8, 2010 | Philadelphia Inquirer

We deserve answers on bomber's release

Justice is not a commodity to be put up for sale to lift faltering economies. The American people deserve better answers than we've gotten so far from either side of the Atlantic - and we deserve them now...
August 6, 2010 | Washington Examiner

What happens when judges decree instead of deliberate

Two federal judges who have recently issued rulings adverse to the historic definition of marriage as the conjugal union of husband and wife show what results-oriented jurisprudence is all about...
June 1, 2010

Understanding the Geneva Conventions

Peter Berkowitz on Geneva Conventions by Gary D. Solis and Fred L. Borch.

June 7, 2010 | Weekly Standard (subscription required)

Nothing to Sneeze At

Oh, sure, there’s enough particulate matter in the New York City air to turn a white shirt gray by the end of the workday. And a couple whiffs of a narrow West Side cross street tightly enclosed by high-rises on a hot summer day when the trash is overdue for pickup could put even the strongest stomach to the test...

May 17, 2010 | Weekly Standard

Harvard Law vs. Free Inquiry

Late last month, controversy erupted at Harvard Law School after a private email written in November was leaked to the law school community.

May 17, 2010 | Weekly Standard (subscription required)

East Meets West

At last, we have the essential complement to Robert Kagan’s Of Paradise and Power, and its subtitle—“How America and Europe Are Alike”—will surely evoke protest from those on both sides of the Atlantic who have become vested advocates of the differences between the United States and Europe and the manifest superiority of one side over and against the other...