The James Wilson Foundation on Natural Rights and the American Founding

PODCAST: Josh Hammer on Common Good Constitutionalism and Judicial Supremacy

Lawyer and legal commentator Josh Hammer joined JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and intern Joe Egler for a podcast recording to discuss the future of originalism in the conservative legal movement, Prof. Adrian Vermeule’s “common good constitutionalism,” and judicial supremacy.

Josh Hammer is a nationally syndicated columnist and Of Counsel with First Liberty Institute. A graduate of Duke University and the University of Chicago Law School, Josh has worked at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and clerked for Judge James C. Ho of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. A former John Marshall Fellow with the Claremont Institute, Josh is also a law school campus speaker through the Federalist Society and a college campus speaker through Young America’s Foundation. He has been published by National Review, First Things, Fortune, the New York Post, the Los Angeles Times, the American Mind, and other leading publications, and is also a frequent podcast guest on BlazeTV.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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