It’s that time again: time to send out your applications for spring internships! So why not intern with us this spring? Learn Liberty is a project of the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS). Beyond the online videos, programs, and more that Learn Liberty provides, IHS helps students learn more about and spread the ideas of […]
Learn Liberty: First, when did you join the Learn Liberty team and what is your role? Cassie Whalen: I joined the Learn Liberty team in September of 2014 as an intern, but I loved working here so much that I didn’t want to leave. Luckily I got hired, so now I write for various Learn […]
Mary Wollstonecraft was a prominent figure in the first wave American feminist movement and most famously known for her very libertarian text, “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.” For a more in depth look into Wollstonecraft and her contemporaries be sure to check out our On Demand program on Feminism!
That’s because nobody has been able to count the total number of federal laws on the books. A post at the Library of Congress’s blog put it this way: At the reference desk, we are frequently asked to estimate the number of federal laws in force. However, trying to tally this number is nearly impossible. […]
Controversies surrounding the funding of college publications with student fees illustrate some important difficulties when it comes to the funding and activities of the federal government. Wesleyan University’s student government cut funding for the campus newspaper in the wake of an op-ed critical of the Black Lives Matter movement. The University of California at San […]
The following post by Ilya Somin, Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law, appeared at the Volokh Conspiracy on November 25, 2015. Below is an excerpt. Do they have the legal authority to do so? Under current Supreme Court precedent, the answer is a clear “no,” though things might be different under the […]