Task Forces and Working Groups
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virtues of a free society

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

April 1, 2010 | Claremont Review of Books

The Spirit of the Laws

April 1, 2010

The Exceptional Document

A review of The Citizen's Constitution: An Annotated Guide, by Seth Lipsky.
March 29, 2010 | Globe and Mail (Canada)

No room at the inn for veiled women? Get real, Canada

What to make of Quebec's Bill 94? . . .

March 26, 2010 | Globe and Mail (Canada)

Church versus state

Ian Buruma is one of our most accomplished journalists, and Taming the Gods is a short book but a challenging one. . . .

March 24, 2010 | Baltimore Sun

Supreme Court TV?

Should Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and the Supreme Court join Judge Judy and "The People's Court" on television? . . .

March 13, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

Climategate Was an Academic Disaster Waiting to Happen

The notion of objective truth has been abandoned and the peer review process gives scholars ample opportunity to reward friends and punish enemies. . . .

March 5, 2010 | Washington and Lee University (VA)

Political Scientist Diana Schaub on Lincoln and Douglass

Diana Schaub, professor of political science at Loyola College in Maryland, compares the ways in which Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass viewed the Constitution in a lecture titled "Lincoln and Douglass" at Washington and Lee University on March 4, 2010. . . .

February 10, 2010 | National Review

A Usurpation of National Sovereignty

The controversy sparked by the Sept. 15, 2009, publication of the Report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, otherwise known as the Goldstone Report, may appear to exclusively concern the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. . . .

February 8, 2010 | Weekly Standard (subscription required)

What Obama Isn't Saying

The apolitical politics of progressivism. . . .

January 26, 2010 | Globe and Mail (Canada)

Change, yes, but not the change Americans wanted

Obama's shaky first term is perhaps not surprising, given the turbulent tectonics of his country's politics. . . .