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15 minutes

An Oath upon Oaths

On oaths and their moral focus.

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6 minutes

The Originalist Inquisition

The leaders of the One True Faith should root out dissent.

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18 minutes

Don’t Trade Judicial Supremacy for Executive Supremacy

Separation of powers is a moral imperative.

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11 minutes

The Common Good Is Coming, but Not because of You

Digital conditions, not competing intellectuals, will make it so.

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20 minutes

“First to the Camps”: An Interpretation of Adrian Vermeule

Liberalism Is the Politics of Fear.

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21 minutes

Vermeule, his Critics, and the Crisis of Originalism

More than abstraction is at stake.

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12 minutes

Nobody Expects the Originalist Inquisition

"Real Originalism has never been tried..."

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8 minutes

Originalism has Failed

In its effects, it is synonymous with liberalism.

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12 minutes

Common Good Originalism

A jurisprudence for all seasons—especially ours.

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12 minutes

Law Without Logos?

Only a dark theology can baptize the administrative state.

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5 minutes

The Oath-Breaking Dilemma

What happens when judges pledge to uphold the Constitution?

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Waiting for Charlemagne

Adrian Vermeule, a Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School, recently provoked controversy by proposing that the American Right should develop a jurisprudence “based on the principles that government helps direct persons, associations, and society generally toward the common good, and that strong rule in the interest of attaining the common good is entirely…