Chevron Deference, Conservatism’s Pivot, and Scalia’s Mantle
Garrett Snedeker and Prof. Jesse Merriam sit down with Daniel Osborne to discuss their reviews of Prof. Thomas Merrill’s recent book, The Chevron Doctrine: Its Rise and Fall and the Future of the Administrative State. They demonstrate the pivot in the Conservative Legal Movement that once promoted Chevron Deference among judges and now openly opposes the decision as a mistake, diving into some of the reasons behind this shift over the past decade.
Garrett Snedeker’s review, Who Deserves Scalia’s Mantle?
Jesse Merriam’s review, Legal Conservatism’s Chevron Pivot.
May 19, 2023
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.
May 18, 2023
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.
May 5, 2023
Jon Schweppe of the American Principles Project and Garrett Snedeker sit down to discuss the confusion in the pro-life movement among conservative politicians, particularly at the Federal level.
April 21, 2023
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.
March 31, 2023
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.