The American Heritage of Freedom in the Liberal Arts

Freedom is a complicated idea. Since we can talk about liberty in the positive and the…

Birds, Bees, and Bible Verses

The Church has a sex problem. David Ayers, professor of Sociology at Grove City College, is…

Searching for Fathers in America

Al Pacino won his Oscar for Scent of a Woman, Martin Brest’s 1992 adaptation of an…

A National Thanksgiving: President Washington and America’s National Holiday

Editor’s note: This essay originally appeared on Thanksgiving Day, 2014. Thanksgiving is a peculiar holiday, at…

The Flaws of Ranked Choice

In a Law and Liberty essay last month, George Hawley opines in favor of Ranked Choice…

Hippocrates Among the Intellectuals

As the saying goes, the practice of anesthesia is ninety percent sheer boredom and ten percent…

The Fragile Presumption of Innocence

This month, in two jurisdictions where I’ve previously practised, there have been attacks on the presumption…

Constitutional Interpretation and the Brooding Omnipresence

True to its name, the “brooding omnipresence” of the federal common law looms large over Michael…

Warfare Unmanned

On November 3, 2002, an unmanned U.S. Predator drone fired a Hellfire missile at an automobile…

Bored Out of Our Minds

You will not be bored reading Kevin Hood Gary’s Why Boredom Matters: Education, Leisure, and the…