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Analysis and Commentary

"Empathy" Versus Law: Part IV

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 5, 2009

While President Barack Obama has, in one sense, tipped his hand by saying that he wants judges with "empathy" for certain groups, he has in a more fundamental sense concealed the real goal — getting judges who will ratify an ever-expanding scope of the power of the federal government and an ever-declining restraint by the Constitution of the United States...

Analysis and Commentary

"Empathy" Versus Law: Part III

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 5, 2009

There is a reason why the statue of Justice wears a blindfold...

Analysis and Commentary

Constitutional Nirvana

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Some years ago, Judge Douglas Ginsburg coined the phrase "a constitution in exile" to describe those, like myself, who never reconciled themselves to the constitutional revolution of 1937, which made the world safe for the New Deal reforms that authorized the federal government to cartelize labor and agricultural markets, and lots more...

In the News

Ludicrous but embraced

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Times
Sunday, January 11, 2009

Mass immigration, economic decline, and moral degradation will trigger a civil war next fall and the collapse of the dollar...

In the News

Law Profs Speak for Constitution Day

with Philip Bobbittvia Columbia University Spectator
Thursday, September 18, 2008

The lecture hall at Jerome Green Hall was filled to capacity Wednesday evening as Columbia School of Law students and a number of undergraduates critically examined the U.S. Constitution...

Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian Manifesto

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Monday, September 15, 2008

Online columnists, it is said, should not suffer from an abundance of caution or subtlety...

In the News

McCain and 'States' Rights:' Principle or Ploy?

with David Davenportvia NBC4 Columbus (OH)
Thursday, July 24, 2008

John McCain's view that states ought to make their own decisions about off-shore drilling and adoptions by same-sex couples is part of his pattern to move politically sensitive issues off the federal table...

In the News

McCain and `States’ Rights’: Principle or Ploy?

with David Davenportvia Media General News Service
Monday, July 21, 2008

John McCain's view that states ought to make their own decisions about off-shore drilling and adoptions by same-sex couples is part of his pattern to move politically sensitive issues off the federal table...

In the News

PAT RICE: Join us June 6 to talk about our viewpoint

with Tibor R. Machanvia Northwest Florida Daily News
Saturday, May 24, 2008

Consider this column your invitation to visit the Northwest Florida Daily News at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 6, for a community conversation about our editorial page’s libertarian philosophy...

Analysis and Commentary

Drugged out on the Hill

by Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Friday, May 23, 2008

The Framers of the U.S. Constitution purposefully divided governance among three separate but interdependent branches, intending to ensure the principal powers — legislative, executive and judicial — were not concentrated in a single branch...

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