Jeremy Rabkin
Jeremy Rabkin is professor of law at George Mason University School of Law and the author of Law without Nations? (Princeton University Press), The Case for Sovereignty (AEI Press), and Why Sovereignty Matters (AEI Press).
by | Feb 19, 2016

Editor’s note: This piece was originally headlined, “The New Chief, the New Justice, and the New Court,” with the subhead: “Liberals are right to worry.” It ran as the cover story of our October 1986 issue. Say this, at least,…

by | Jun 29, 2012

Even before the Supreme Court ended its last term in early July, media pundits had reached a verdict on its significance: The Court had lurched to the right. As usual, Anthony Lewis of the New York Times gave the charge…

by | Sep 28, 2010

Intellectuals and Society By Thomas Sowell (Basic Books, 398 pages, $29.95) IRVING KRISTOL ONCE DEFINED an intellectual as someone who “knows a little bit about everything.” And, as he was quick to add, he did not mean that disparagingly. Thomas…

by | Dec 16, 2009
by | Mar 1, 2009

Is freedom of speech in America threatened by the political mobilization of Islam? People who warn about threats to free speech usually like to shout about them—perhaps to show that they themselves won’t submit to threats. I don’t think America…

by | Nov 1, 2008

IN THE PAST, freedom was often conceived as an attribute of persons. The free man could exercise free thought and free will. He was the opposite of the slave—of the man enslaved by others, or the man enslaved by his…

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