In this episode of the Anchoring Truths podcast, Professor David Bernstein, of the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, joins host Garrett Snedeker and JWI intern Sophia Harrison to discuss his newest book Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America. Professor Bernstein discusses the problems with classifying race and ethnicity using imprecise, government mandated categories. The extent of the problem extends beyond affirmative action programs to funding for federal contracts as well as how pharmaceutical companies have had to conduct research into developing new drugs. Of further interest to our listeners, Snedeker served as a research assistant for Bernstein on the book.
Congressman Keith Rothfus joins the AT Podcast for a discussion of the Lincolnian approach to statesmanship and governance, particularly as applies to the issue of abortion, and why it needs to be restored in our political and legal discourse. We also chat about his terms in Congress and what reforms he advocates for a better functioning U.S. House.
Professor Hadley Arkes sits down with the hosts of ISI's Conservative Conversations Podcast to discuss his new book "Mere Natural Law", the mission of JWI, and the place of Natural Law in the conservative legal movement.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have reentered our public discourse due to some fascinating new applications, yet AI’s role in these areas has also made many question the moral place of AI and its implications on our culture beyond these applications. We’ll be discussing these topics and more with one of the foremost experts on AI and tech regulation, Adam Thierer.
Garrett Snedeker sits down with Mark Bauerlein to discuss The New College of Florida, the importance of new alternative educational institutions, and what these kinds of long-term strategies mean for the conservative movement.
The James Wilson Institute’s Mission is to restore to a new generation of lawyers, judges, and citizens the understanding of the American Founders about the first principles of our law and the moral grounds of their own rights.