A well-designed constitution protects individual freedoms by preventing the abuse of power by the government. Each branch of government acts to check and balance the other branches of government. The real protection of our freedoms is the prevention of abuses of power through the wise structure of the legislature, the executive, and the judiciary.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Real Clear Politics article "A Poor Guide for Trump's High Court Choices."
Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation by Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz
Hoover Institution Press released Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation, by Peter Berkowitz. Berkowitz contends that constitutional conservatism encompasses a distinguished tradition of defending liberty that stretches from the great eighteenth century British statesman Edmund Burke through the authoritative exposition of the Constitution in The Federalist to the high points of post-World War II American conservatism.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Mosaic Magazine article "A Salutary Thesis Overestimates the Bible, and Underestimates Modern Thought."
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Real Clear Politics article "Tradition--the Beating Heart of a Democracy."
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the decline of religious freedom in America.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the opportunities ahead for conservatism.
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Wall Street Journal article concerning the false evidence against Scooter Libby.
Senior Fellow discusses the case filed by Abrar Faiaz against Colgate University on the John Batchelor Show.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, in discussing Constitutional Conservatism, encourages the social and libertarian right to come together around the common principles of “liberty, self-government, and political moderation.”
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses his new book, Constitutional Conservatism. The book deepens Frank Meyer’s conservative fusionist project by adding an Aristotelian and Burkean challenge to both Libertarians and conservatives in America.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses liberal education, law, and democracy.
Peter Berkowitz, a political scientist and the Tad and Diane Taube Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, delivered the Scalia Lecture at Harvard Law School on Feb. 5. Harvard Law School Dean John Manning ’85, who delivered last year’s Scalia Lecture, introduced Berkowitz.
Bush’s refusal to pardon the falsely accused aide looks even worse now.
Due process protections for the accused in campus cases alleging sexual assault have been under attack for decades.
Lessons from the Supreme Court, the Bush administration, and Hillary Clinton.