natural law

The Dobbs Case and the Strains of Prudence

Prof. Arkes analyzes the arguments at play in the upcoming Dobbs case, and explains that while there are potential outfielders and stockbrokers, there is no such thing as a “potential” human being.

1857: The Dred Scott Case

The National Association of Scholars hosted a webinar event between JWI Founder and Director Prof. Hadley Arkes, Prof. Mark Graber of the University of Maryland, and Prof. David Tubbs of King’s College. Moderated by Prof. Vincent Philip Munoz of the University of Notre Dame, Prof. Arkes, Prof. Graber, and Prof. Tubbs discuss the historical, jurisprudential,

PODCAST: Michael Knowles on Speechless

Best Selling author Michael Knowles joined the podcast to discuss his new release, Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds. In the podcast, we discuss how conservatives should not expect to win the culture war by abandoning all standards, how critical theory made its “long march through the institutions,” and the need for conservatives to adopt a

Technology and Natural Law

James Poulos analyzes the differences between the Western and the rising Chinese approaches to technology and how Natural Law just might make up the difference.

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