"In [Dr. Laffer's] eyes, the United States is still the most free-trade nation in the world; however, he believes a world with no trade barriers would be most beneficial for economic prosperity."
"We are going to have another serious crisis because the problems that caused the crisis of 2008 have not been solved. In fact, they haven’t even been touched. When it occurs, I can guarantee you people won’t say ‘the government should get out.’ People are going to say ‘we need more government control over the housing business,’ and that's what will have caused the problem."
"From the very beginning, however, it was clear that these two intellectuals refused to succumb to the lesser angels of our present politics. Though their legal positions in Heller might have been antithetical, the two began their interviews, conducted separately, expressing a nearly identical sentiment: litigation is not the solution."
"...a great conversation about not only the state of politics but how the history of presidential power and restraint can help us better understand an often confusing administration."
Amy Wax '75, the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, addressed Buckley Fellows and guests on October 26th on the topic of “What Is Happening to the Family and Why?”. The following is one Fellow's reflection on her talk. Birth control destroyed marriage, according to Amy Wax (who cites Cheap... Continue Reading →
On November 4th, 2017, Professor Turley spoke at the Buckley Program’s conference on The Constitution and the Courts. Professor Turley joined the GW Law faculty in 1990, and in 1998, became the youngest chaired professor in the school’s history. He has written more than three dozen academic articles that have appeared in a variety of leading... Continue Reading →
On November 4th, 2017, Ilya Shapiro spoke at the Buckley Program’s conference on The Constitution and the Courts. Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute and editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review. He has contributed to a variety of academic, popular, and professional publications, including the Wall Street Journal,... Continue Reading →
On November 4th, 2017, Professor Michael McConnell spoke at the Buckley Program’s conference on The Constitution and the Courts. Michael W. McConnell is the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. From 2002 to the summer of 2009, he... Continue Reading →
On November 4th, 2017, Adam White spoke at the Buckley Program’s conference on The Constitution and the Courts. Adam J. White is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, and director of the Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, where he also teaches Administrative Law.... Continue Reading →