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  • PODCAST: Judge Robert Conrad on John Fisher and Thomas More

    by James Wilson Institute on November 5, 2021
    Join JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and Intern Seth Root as they interview Judge Robert Conrad of the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. They discuss his new book, John Fisher and Thomas More: Keeping Their Souls While Losing Their Heads, and how the faith and integrity of these two men carried […]
  • PODCAST: Michael Knowles on Speechless

    by James Wilson Institute on November 3, 2021
    Best-selling author Michael Knowles joined the Anchoring Truths podcast to discuss his new release, Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds. In the podcast, we discuss how conservatives should not expect to win the culture war by abandoning objective standards, how critical theory made its “long march through the institutions,” and the need for conservatives to adopt a […]
  • James Wilson Summer Legal Fellowship 2021

    by James Wilson Institute on August 30, 2021
    In August 2021, we convened our annual James Wilson Fellowship. The class and the Fellowship can certainly be counted among our best yet.  In the spring, we selected a group of outstanding young lawyers and law students to comprise our eighth class of Fellows. From a field of nearly sixty applicants, we selected seventeen Fellows. As with last year, […]
  • PODCAST: Jesse Merriam and Josh Hammer on “An Even Better Originalism?”

    by James Wilson Institute on June 25, 2021
    Patrick Henry College Associate Professor Jesse Merriam and JWI affiliated scholar Josh Hammer joined JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker to discuss Professor Merriam’s article, “A Better Legal Conservatism,” published in The American Mind. Prof. Merriam’s article was in response to “A Better Originalism,” co-authored by Prof. Hadley Arkes, Garrett Snedeker, Josh Hammer, and Matthew Peterson. […]
  • “The Right to… WERK” – Prof. Hadley Arkes on Dissed Podcast

    by James Wilson Institute on June 3, 2021
    On an episode of Dissed, a podcast about famous Supreme Court dissents with attorneys Anastasia Boden and Elizabeth Slattery, Prof. Hadley Arkes speaks about the moral grounding for economic liberty in our constitutional order. Prof. Arkes cites Justice Stephen Field’s dissent in the 1873 Slaughterhouse Cases as recognizing the natural right of people to their […]
  • PODCAST: Stephen Soukup on “The Dictatorship of Woke Capital”

    by James Wilson Institute on April 19, 2021
    Stephen Soukup, author and publisher of The Political Forum, joined JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and intern Peter Spence to discuss his new book, The Dictatorship of Woke Capital. Soukup’s book examines the methodical takeover by the left of big business and finance over the last decade and the danger that this poses to our […]
  • PODCAST: Professor Scott Yenor on “The Recovery of Family Life”

    by James Wilson Institute on March 15, 2021
    The James Wilson Podcast features Professor Scott Yenor of Boise State University on his book examining the challenges facing the modern family. Author and Professor Scott Yenor joins JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and intern Peter Spence to discuss his new book, “The Recovery of Family Life”. Professor Yenor’s book explores the problems that the […]
  • PODCAST: Prof. Greg Collins on “Commerce and Manners in Edmund Burke’s Political Economy”

    by James Wilson Institute on January 26, 2021
    The James Wilson Podcast features Prof. Greg Collins of Yale University on his book on Edmund Burke’s economic thought. Author and Professor Greg Collins joined JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and intern Chance Cook to discuss his new book, “Commerce and Manner in Edmund Burke’s Political Economy”. Collins’ book explores the intersection of Edmund Burke’s […]
  • VIDEO: Congress, Policy, and a Conservative Strategy in a New Administration

    by James Wilson Institute on January 20, 2021
    On January 19th, Terry Schilling of the American Principles Project and Rachel Bovard of the Conservative Partnership Institute joined JWI’s Garrett Snedeker for an interactive webinar on the Biden Administration’s likely legislative goals and a positive conservative strategy .
  • LISTEN: Faith, Judges, and the Supreme Court – Prof. Hadley Arkes on the Bridge Builder Podcast

    by James Wilson Institute on January 18, 2021
    On January 17th, JWI founder and director Prof. Hadley Arkes joined Minnesota Catholic Conference’s Bridge Builder Podcast to offer insight into his faith and the state of conservative jurisprudence. He explores how originalist justices have avoided engaging with moral truths in cases concerning issues such as abortion and marriage, and critiques Justice Gorsuch’s reasoning in […]