Articles tagged as Josh Hammer

  • “Who’s Afraid of the Common Good?”: Josh Hammer in The American Mind

    by James Wilson Institute on December 4, 2020
    JWI affiliated scholar and Newsweek opinion editor, Josh Hammer, published an article in The American Mind titled: Who’s Afraid of the Common Good? This essay comes as a fiery response to C. Bradley Thompson’s argument that America’s Founding was not rooted in any “authority, order, stability, community, social cohesion, continuity, solidarity, sacrifice, duty, law, orthodoxy, […]
  • Commentary Roundup: JWI on Adrian Vermeule’s Common Good Constitutionalism

    by James Wilson Institute on July 1, 2020
    Professor Adrian Vermeule of Harvard Law School kicked off a lively discussion in the conservative legal movement with his provocative essay “Beyond Originalism” in The Atlantic. Since then, JWI staff, friends, and Affiliated Scholars have been regular contributors to the ongoing discussion of a “common good constitutionalism.” JWI founder and director Prof. Hadley Arkes offered […]
  • 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 […]
  • “We Need to Reject Judicial Supremacy Now More Than Ever”: Garrett Snedeker and Josh Hammer in Newsweek

    by James Wilson Institute on June 18, 2020
    JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and affiliated scholar Josh Hammer published in Newsweek, arguing that the recent Supreme Court decision, Bostock V. Clayton County Georgia, shows just how mistaken a jurisprudence without natural law can be. They propose a restoration of what they call the “original understanding of constitutionality” as a conversation between all three […]
  • PODCAST: Josh Hammer on Common Good Constitutionalism and Judicial Supremacy

    by James Wilson Institute on April 21, 2020
    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 […]