The James Wilson Foundation on Natural Rights and the American Founding

AUDIO: “Slavery and Natural Law”–Prof. Justin Dyer on Liberty Watch Radio

JWI Affiliated Scholar Justin Dyer recently joined Charles Heller on Liberty Watch Radio to discuss the place of reasoning from the Natural Law in public life, and especially its relevance to the Supreme Court’s debates about the issue of slavery leading up to the Civil War. Professor Dyer fielded questions from callers as well as Mr. Heller in the hour-long talk, which we invite you to listen to below. 

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Law and liberty cannot rationally become the objects of our love, unless they first become the objects of our knowledge.
— James Wilson, Lectures on Law, 1790