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Are We Still a Nation of Laws?

Jurisprudence. Law. Regulation. The Judiciary. From the Supreme Court to the regulatory regime of the administrative state, the Constitution and the very meaning and purpose of law in America is in dispute.

essays
12 minutes

Scholarly Debate is Dead

Cause of death: Twitter mobs.

discourse

Antifa: National Security Threat

Remarks before the Senate Judiciary Committee by Kyle Shideler.

discourse

The Wages of Relativism

Not all speech is created equal.

Podcast
51 minutes

The American Mind Podcast: The Roundtable Episode #27

In a dark and twisted experiment, L.A. Juvenile Hall is forcibly injecting teenage boys with estrogen without their or their parents’ consent. Meanwhile, insurgents in Portland continue their operations for more than 50 days straight, but what does that mean for the rest of America? Ryan and Spencer discuss. Plus: woke “bias training” comes to the federal government.

Podcast
1 hour 13 minutes

The American Mind Podcast: The Roundtable Episode #24

With the coronavirus surging again, Daddy Newsom rises to the fore as Karen-in-Chief--shutting down businesses across California, closing beaches, and banning fireworks just in time for the 4th. Meanwhile, CHAZ/CHOP is no more, scuppered after CHOP’s armed private security executed a young man. Plus: Columbus, Ohio removes a statue of Christopher Columbus while GOP senators work to abolish Columbus Day, which only serves to show their complete fecklessness and inability to grasp the underlying issues.

discourse

Undoing the Court’s Supreme Transgression

Bostock demands a complete change of course from neutered judicial “conservatism.”

discourse

Mask Charade

In real life, trade-offs abound.

discourse

Catholicism, Textualism, and Republicanism

Catholics can—and should—support both.

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00:13:57

Matthew Spalding joins the Claremont Institute at the APSA 8.30.2019

Matthew Spalding, Associate Vice President of Hillsdale College and Fellow at the Claremont Institute, appeared on a panel at the American Political Science Association's annual meeting to discuss the 116th Congress and its efficacy as a lawmaking body.

essays
10 minutes

Does the Right Dare Fight?

Putting the question to David French about moral reasoning in action.

video
14:05

Dr. John Eastman joins “Life, Liberty, & Levin” 5.12.19

Dr. John Eastman joins Mark Levin on "Life, Liberty, & Levin" to discuss the problems with obstruction of justice claims emerging from Part II of the Mueller Report.

video
1:09:58

America’s Cold Civil War

Is America in a cold civil war? The Claremont Institute and Heritage Foundation team up to discuss the deep divide our country now finds itself in.

video
4:13

John Eastman on “The Ingraham Angle,” 2.19.19

Eastman joined Laura Ingraham to discuss the national emergency lawsuit.

video
1:07:47

Eastman Debates Originalism

John Eastman, Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute, debates Michael Gerhardt on whether or not the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted according to its original public meaning at the Heritage Foundation.

essays
20 minutes

After Trump: The Political and Moral Legitimacy of American Government

Claremont Institute Senior Fellow John Marini is one of the few experts on American Government who understood the rise of Trump from the beginning of the 2016 election cycle. Now he looks to the fundamental question that Trump's presidency raises: is the legitimacy of our political system based on the authority of the American people and the American nation-state, or the authority of experts and their technical knowledge in the service of "progress"?

essays
29 minutes

Our Revolution’s Logic

In 2010, Claremont Institute Senior Fellow Angelo Codevilla reintroduced the notion of "the ruling class" back into American popular discourse. In 2017, he described contemporary American politics as a "cold civil war." Now he applies the "logic of revolution" to our current political scene.

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43:52

Jurisprudence Award Presentation-Constitution Day 2017

Judge Edith Jones accepts the Claremont Institute's 2017 Jurisprudence Award. The Claremont Institute commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system.

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1:20:43

Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Future of Religious Liberty

The Claremont Institute commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system. Panel 1: "Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Future of Religious Liberty."

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56:52

The Administrative State and the New “Conservative” Majority on the Supreme Court

The Claremont Institute commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system. Panel 2: The Administrative State and the New "Conservative" Majority on the Supreme Court.

Podcast
8:38

John Eastman joins “The Larry Elder Show” 7.12.17

Was Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer illegal? On July 12th, Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joined The Larry Elder Show to discuss the controversial meeting from a legal perspective.

Podcast
8:59

John Eastman joins “McIntyre In The Morning” 7.5.17

Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joined McIntyre In The Morning to discuss Trump impeachment chances from a constitutional perspective.

Podcast
13:40

John Eastman joins “McIntyre In The Morning” 6.27.17

Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joins "McIntyre In The Morning" to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on the Trump administration's travel ban, and more.

Podcast
47:13

John Eastman joins “Liberty Watch” 6.25.17

Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joins "Liberty Watch" to discuss recent important Supreme Court cases. Dr. Eastman's segment begins at the 24:28 minute mark.

Podcast
12:31

John Eastman on “The Larry Elder Show” 6.12.17

What is the Constitution's emoluments clause, and what is the argument that President Trump violated it? Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joins The Larry Elder Show to discuss DC and Maryland suing President Trump based on the emoluments clause of the Constitution.