Garrett Snedeker

August 19, 2022

Stricter Scrutiny for Common Good Constitutionalism

How does the common good constitutionalism of Adrian Vermeule compare to the natural law originalism of Hadley Arkes?
July 14, 2022

Diseconomies of Law

Anchoring Truths co-founder Garrett Snedeker reviews Trouble at the Bar on Law and Liberty.
July 4, 2022

The Declaration's Substantive Global Appeal

The Declaration of Independence's unique appeal globally cannot be explained by its formal aspects only
June 17, 2022

A Price Too Great: Reviewing Philip Hamburger’s "Purchasing Submission"

Professor Philip Hamburger takes aim at the myriad ways in which many statutes and regulations trade the Constitution’s structural protections of liberty for rule by condition.
March 18, 2022

"It's Good (Not) to be the King": Qualified Praise for Michael McConnell

Anchoring Truths co-founder Garrett Snedeker offers two cheers for Prof. Michael McConnell's recent book on executive power under the Constitution.
November 5, 2021

Sentimental Judgments

Garrett Snedeker reviews "Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free" by Judge Rakoff, analyzing proposed reforms to the criminal justice system.
September 20, 2021

Originalism: A Hollow Core?

JWI's Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker discusses Donald Drakeman's new book on Originalism and talks about its strengths and weaknesses.
August 9, 2021

The Biden Administration Is Playing Dumb—and Into a Trap

JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker argues that the Biden administration's decision to extend the eviction moratorium in defiance of the Supreme Court provides precedent for a future Republican administration to buck the Court to vindicate conservative priorities.
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