Authors
Allen Mendenhall
Allen Mendenhall
by | Nov 28, 2019

Dear College Students, Happy Thanksgiving! You may be tired of stories about Pilgrims and Puritans, so consider instead a word you’ve heard and probably spoken about: privilege. You may have even accused someone of being privileged. But do you really…

by | Mar 16, 2018

Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Katrin Schultheiss tells her story about enrolling in a doctoral program where so-called “Professor Famous” was on faculty. Professor Famous was, she submits, “an internationally renowned scholar” who “tended to schedule advising meetings…

by | Jan 18, 2018

Allen Mendenhall: Thanks for doing this interview, Frank. Your last book, The Way Back, addressed issues of economic inequality and the rise of the New Class, a manifestation of an old form of aristocracy consisting of people who can, so to…

by | Apr 28, 2016

The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America By F.H. Buckley (Encounter Books, 384 pages, $27.99) This election season has proven that, regardless of who becomes the Democratic or Republic nominee for president, the American political landscape has been reshaped….

by | Apr 22, 2016

The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America By F.H. Buckley (Encounter Books, 384 pages, $27.99) This election season has proven that, regardless of who becomes the Democratic or Republic nominee for president, the American political landscape has been reshaped….

by | Apr 15, 2015

The time has come for politicians to announce their candidacy for president. In the following weeks we can expect more names to be tossed into the hat of presidential hopefuls. Already Senator Ted Cruz and Senator Rand Paul have proclaimed…

by | Jan 8, 2015

Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme CourtBy Damon Root(Palgrave Macmillan, 288 pages, $28) The sounds coming from the echo chamber suggest that Damon Root’s new book Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme…

by | Mar 14, 2014

We’ve talked endlessly about using a Constitutional convention to wrest the reins of government from entrenched interests and put them back in the hands of the people. Enough talk: It’s time to put the theory into action. To recap, the…

by | Jun 26, 2013

The Supreme Court opinion everyone is buzzing about — Monday’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case involving that school’s affirmative action program — will not be monumental in our canons of jurisprudence. The petitioner, Abigail Noel Fisher,…

by | Oct 2, 2012

Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts By Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner (Thomson West, 608 pages, $50) Do not let its girth fool you: Reading Law by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and legal writing guru Bryan…

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