July 22, 2022

The Next Pro-Life Goal Is Constitutional Personhood

Josh Hammer and Josh Craddock outline the path ahead for the pro life movement at the Federal level, as legislators act to prevent our nation becoming "a house divided against itself."
July 22, 2022

Selective History in the Dobbs Dissent

JWI Affiliated Scholar Justin Dyer criticizes Justice Sotomayor's dissenting opinion in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization case. However, he also appreciates that the dissent does not exclusively rely on historicism.
July 14, 2022

Diseconomies of Law

Anchoring Truths co-founder Garrett Snedeker reviews Trouble at the Bar on Law and Liberty.
July 5, 2022

After Dobbs, What Comes Next for the Conservative Legal Project?

Josh Hammer celebrates the victories of conservatives in several recent Supreme Court decisions while arguing that conservatives should orient themselves toward an offensive legal strategy.
July 4, 2022

The God of the Declaration

The American Founders and Lincoln believed in a Natural Law and a natural lawgiver at the moral core of the project they brought forth, argues JWI Affiliated Scholar Justin Dyer
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 30, 2022

"What Comes After Roe" - Gerard V. Bradley

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that “the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion. Roe and Casey must be overruled.” Almost fifty years after handing down its calamitous abortion decision on January 22, 1973, SCOTUS has finally corrected the biggest mistake it ever made.
June 30, 2022

"The Greatest Living American Issues His Career-defining Court Opinion" - Josh Hammer

On Thursday, the single greatest living American used the occasion of his 74th birthday to remind of his greatness. He did so by issuing the single piece of writing that, at least thus far, best encapsulates and defines his career as one of the most towering constitutionalists in the history of the republic.
June 24, 2022

After Dobbs: The End of the Beginning

James Wilson Institute Founder Hadley Arkes reflects on the overturn of Roe v. Wade.
June 23, 2022

Samuel Alito's Prophetic Vision

Senior Scholar David Forte praises Samuel Alito's courage, as demonstrated by his draft opinion for Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

Podcasts

July 29, 2022

The Future of Abortion Law — Hadley Arkes on The Daily Signal Podcast

In "The Future of Abortion Law," James Wilson Institute Founder and Director Hadley Arkes joins Richard Reinsch on The Daily Signal Podcast to discuss abortion jurisprudence.
July 29, 2022

"Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America" with Professor David Bernstein

Professor David Bernstein discusses his newest book, Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America and explains the problems with classifying race and ethnicity using imprecise, government-mandated categories.
July 15, 2022

"Why I Stand" with NBA Star Jonathan Isaac

Jonathan Isaac discusses Why I Stand and explains how his Christian faith gave him courage during the Black Lives Matter movement.
July 14, 2022

Did The Dobbs Decision Go Far Enough? — The Federalist Radio Hour

James Wilson Institute Founder and Director Hadley Arkes joins Emily Jashinsky on The Federalist Radio Hour to explain why the Dobbs opinion did not go far enough.
June 28, 2022

Hadley P. Arkes & Why The Supreme Court Got It Right - The Ben Domenech Podcast

Ben and Professor Arkes break down the intricacies of where there is disagreement amongst Republicans and within the pro-life movement, as well as what individual states may do now that abortion is no longer a constitutionally guaranteed right.
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