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18 Feb 2015, 9:01 am
Eric Posner’s Slate article arguing in favor campus speech codes on essentially paternalistic grounds has provoked this response from Jason Brennan at Bleeding Heart Libertarians: [E]ven if all of the article’s premises are true, it doesn’t establish its conclusion…. [read post]
7 May 2018, 7:09 am by Randy Barnett
Bernstein Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution by Barry Cushman Constitutional Theory: Constitutional Interpretation: Textual Meaning, Original Intent, and Judicial Review by Keith E. [read post]
26 Sep 2018, 11:15 am by David E. Bernstein
Ford acknowledges she didn't tell anyone in any detail about Kavanaugh's alleged sexual assault and attempted rape until thirty-two years after the incident. [read post]
17 Nov 2018, 4:58 am by David E. Bernstein
The ACLU no longer even pretends to believe in civil liberties.In the late 1960s, the ACLU was a small but powerful liberal organization devoted to a civil libertarian agenda composed primarily of devotion to freedom of speech, free exercise of religion, and the rights of accused criminals. [read post]
9 May 2018, 8:15 am by David E. Bernstein
Nancy MacLean's atrocious book, Democracy in Chains, points to a speech given by libertarian billionaire Charles Koch at an Institute for Humane Studies conference in 1997 as revealing Koch's intellectual debt to James Buchnanan in Koch's purported efforts to destroy democracy. [read post]
11 Mar 2019, 6:32 am by David E. Bernstein
By falsely portraying state anti-BDS laws as requiring "loyalty oaths," the ACLU is appealing to latent and blatant antisemitism.There is perhaps no more guilty party in the current wave of antisemitic attacks on pro-Israel Americans than the American Civil Liberties Union. [read post]
15 Jan 2019, 6:24 am by David E. Bernstein
Law reviews as venue for scholarship come under a lot of justified criticism, but at least the editors check the footnotesAny well-published law professor can recite a litany of complaints about law reviews, the generally student-edited journals where most legal scholarship is published. [read post]
16 May 2018, 4:38 am by David E. Bernstein
Over at Leiter, Professor Michael Simkovic has a lengthy post about the recent controversy over lapsed funding agreements between the Koch Foundation and George Mason's Economics Department. [read post]
17 Nov 2018, 4:58 am by David E. Bernstein
The ACLU no longer even pretends to believe in civil liberties.In the late 1960s, the ACLU was a small but powerful liberal organization devoted to a civil libertarian agenda composed primarily of devotion to freedom of speech, free exercise of religion, and the rights of accused criminals. [read post]
20 Nov 2018, 6:55 am by David E. Bernstein
Antidiscrimination laws are here to stay, but they must not trump constitutional rights.My essay, The Boundaries of Antidiscrimination Laws, has been published in an excellent new book, The Cambridge Handbook of Classical Liberal Thought, edited by the University of Chicago Law School's Todd Henderson. [read post]
16 Apr 2018, 8:16 am by David E. Bernstein
Inside Higher Ed reports that there will be no sanctions, nor even an investigation, of the students who disrupted Josh Blackman's talk: Via email on Sunday, Mary Lu Bilek, dean of the law school, said that the protest was reasonable because the disruptions ended relatively early in the time frame of the appearance. [read post]
12 Dec 2018, 2:59 pm by David E. Bernstein
The liberal-dominated federal court of appeals lets its partisan and ideological freak flags fly.A friend passed along the schedule for the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals official 2019 mid-winter meeting. [read post]
28 Sep 2018, 12:29 pm by David E. Bernstein
The ABA president called for a delay in voting on Kavanaugh's nomination, but the ABA refuses to provide any details about this decisionYesterday ABA president Robert M. [read post]
20 Nov 2018, 6:55 am by David E. Bernstein
Antidiscrimination laws are here to stay, but they must not trump constitutional rights.My essay, The Boundaries of Antidiscrimination Laws, has been published in an excellent new book, The Cambridge Handbook of Classical Liberal Thought, edited by the University of Chicago Law School's Todd Henderson. [read post]
30 Jun 2018, 5:55 am by David E. Bernstein
My new article, just published in the Notre Dame Journal of Legislation, tackles the controversy over whether laws that require government construction contractors to pay the prevailing wage have a racist history, and whether they continue to have discriminatory effects on minority workers. [read post]
19 Sep 2018, 5:10 pm by David E. Bernstein
Liberal ideas can result in racism, but not for the reasons leftist scholars have posited.Over the last few years, I've noticed that it's increasingly popular among leftist academics to blame the rise of liberalism (individual rights, equality under the law, competitive markets, constitutional limited government, etc.) in the nineteenth century for the rise of racist ideologies in the same time period. [read post]
4 Feb 2019, 1:09 pm by David E. Bernstein
The Liberty & Law Center a Scalia Law School is launching a program to encourage civil discourse among students of differing ideological commitments.The Liberty & Law Center at the Scalia Law School, George Mason University, is the law school's newest academic center. [read post]
27 Jul 2018, 6:54 am by David E. Bernstein
Act I: Shook, Hardy, and Bacon attorney Paul Reid (who I don't know and have no prior connection with) represents a severely injured plaintiff seeking compensation for his injury. [read post]