Articles tagged as Bostock v. Clayton County

  • “What Hath Gorsuch Wrought?”: Prof. Hadley Arkes in First Things

    by James Wilson Institute on October 13, 2020
    In this article, JWI Founder and Director, Prof. Hadley Arkes addresses the recent Bostock decision and its implications for the schools and families, who are just beginning to grapple with the brave new world of the transgendered after Justice Gorsuch’s opinion. Prof. Arkes points out that, despite what Gorsuch considered to be a very narrow ruling on […]
  • VIDEO: Metaphysics of Bostock

    by James Wilson Institute on October 2, 2020
    Professor David Crawford Bostock Amicus Brief Co-Author Legal and Theological Scholar, Catholic University of America With commentary from JWI Director and Founder Professor Hadley Arkes On the eve of the start of the Supreme Court’s OT 2020, JWI had the pleasure of hosting a webinar with David Crawford of the John Paul II Institute who […]
  • “Josh Hawley and the Advantages of Jujitsu” Prof. Arkes in Public Discourse

    by James Wilson Institute on September 3, 2020
    In an essay for Public Discourse, Prof. Arkes responds to Sen. Hawley’s recent declaration that he will no longer vote to approve any judicial nominee who could not get clear on the reasoning in Roe v. Wade and affirm its wrongness. Prof. Arkes advises Hawley that employing a jujitsu of sorts, forcing Democratic senators to clarify their […]
  • “Memories of Ralph and Lessons for Lawyers in Crisis”: Hadley Arkes in The Catholic Thing

    by James Wilson Institute on August 13, 2020
    In his column for The Catholic Thing, Prof, Arkes honors his late friend Ralph McInerny by drawing on McInerny’s explanation of natural law as “something your grandmother would understand.” Rather than being an esoteric theory, natural law is fundamentally about common sense propositions that your grandmother would have instinctually apprehended and that only a professional […]
  • “Scenes From A Revolution? After Bostock”: Gerard Bradley in the National Catholic Register

    by James Wilson Institute on July 30, 2020
    JWI friend and Notre Dame law professor Gerard Bradley argues in the National Catholic Register that Bostock v. Clayton County need not be understood as a sweeping, regime-altering decision, such as previous Supreme Court decisions like Roe v. Wade and Obergefell v. Hodges. In Roe and Obergefell, the Court embarked on exercises of constitutional revision, […]
  • “Conservative Jurisprudence Without Truth”: Prof. Hadley Arkes in First Things

    by James Wilson Institute on July 20, 2020
    In First Things, JWI founder and director Prof. Hadley Arkes criticizes conservative commentators who have taken greater issue with the legal methodology in Justice Neil Gorsuch’s Bostock v. Clayton County opinion than with the fundamental moral claims the decision makes. At the core of the opinion, Prof. Arkes claims, is a fundamental rejection of human […]
  • Listen: Prof. Hadley Arkes on Bostock and Transgenderism for the Issues etc. Podcast

    by James Wilson Institute on July 18, 2020
    On June 25th, JWI founder and director Prof. Hadley Arkes sat down with Lutheran Radio’s Issues, etc. to discuss the Supreme Court’s Bostock ruling on transgenderism and what it means for conservatives and religious freedom moving forward. Prof. Arkes offers insight into constitutional interpretation and how the Natural Law tradition informs the understanding of what […]
  • LISTEN: Prof. Hadley Arkes on the First Things Podcast

    by James Wilson Institute on July 14, 2020
    In the latest episode of the First Things podcast, JWI founder and director Prof. Hadley Arkes sat down with First Things contributing editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County. Prof. Arkes reviews the metaphysical claims at issue in Bostock and explores some of the potential legal, social, and […]
  • PODCAST: Abigail Shrier on “Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters”

    by James Wilson Institute on July 6, 2020
    Author and Wall Street Journal opinion writer Abigail Shrier joined JWI deputy director Garrett Snedeker and intern Spencer Reeves to discuss her new book, Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters. Shrier’s book addresses the recent rise in rapid onset gender dysphoria (ROGD) amongst teenage girls and the way peer contagion, social media influencers, […]
  • Commentary Roundup: JWI on Bostock and Harris Funeral Homes

    by James Wilson Institute on July 1, 2020
    On June 15, 2020, the worlds of social and legal conservatism were rocked by Neil Gorsuch’s majority opinion for Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia and its companion case, Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC. JWI staff, friends, and scholars had been watching the case closely and offered their commentary on the outcome. JWI director and founder […]