Charles Kesler interviews Edward Erler on Brown vs. Board and separate but equal; the problem with birthright citizenship; the right to bear arms; citizens and citizenship; Leo Strauss; and Harry V. Jaffa.
Constitution Day 2016: Jurisprudence Award Presentation-Judge Alice Batchelder
Judge Alice Batchelder accepts the Claremont Institute's 2016 Jurisprudence Award.
Michael Pack is a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute, formerly serving as president from 2015 to 2017. Pack founded Manifold Productions, an independent film and television production company, in 1977.
John C. Eastman is Founding Director of the Claremont Institute’s Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, and currently serves as the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute.
Judge Alice Batchelder is Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
The American Mind presents a range of perspectives. Views are writers’ own and do not necessarily represent those of The Claremont Institute.
When the first Civil Service Reform Act passed in 1883, “good government” reformers envisioned nonpartisan civil servants fairly administering the federal bureaucracy. From the vantage point of 2016, it is clear this dream has turned into a nightmare.
Charles Kesler interviews John Eastman on the disappearing Constitution; natural law and the conservatives on the court; church, state, and religion as a public good; and the Constitution under attack.
Steven Hayward interviews Charles Kesler on how liberalism is in a state of crisis; Obama's predecessors; Obama's liberalism; which former president does Obama most resemble; and the importance of Progressivism now.
Dr. John C. Eastman speaks for The Federalist Society in Washington, D.C., discussing horizontal federalism and conflicting state policy judgments. Remarks begin at the 38:18 mark.
Charles Kesler and Ross Douthat assess modern conservativism; saving the Constitution; and the election of 2012.