Greg Weiner’s This-Old-House Theory of Constitutional Obligation

Sotirios Barber is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Now’s hardly the time for what Brian Christopher Jones calls “constitutional idolatry” (Constitutional Idolatry and Democracy (2020)). America needs the virtues of the American founding, especially the … Continue reading Greg Weiner’s This-Old-House Theory of Constitutional Obligation

Justice Gorsuch is Right–We should Rethink “New York Times v. Sullivan”

George Thomas is the Wohlford Professor of American Political Institutions and Director of the Salvatori Center at Claremont McKenna College. Professor Thomas is a regular contributor to The Constitutionalist. Dissenting from a Supreme Court order that declined to take up a … Continue reading Justice Gorsuch is Right–We should Rethink “New York Times v. Sullivan”

Birds Flock Together: The Need for Intellectual Diversity in Institutions of Knowledge

This is the third in a series of essays about Jonathan Rauch’s new book, The Constitution of Knowledge. His series is sponsored by Claremont McKenna’s Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom. Steven Teles is Professor of Political Science at … Continue reading Birds Flock Together: The Need for Intellectual Diversity in Institutions of Knowledge