The Rule of Law


Happy 101st Year, Ronald Coase!

The great lawyer/economist Ronald Coase is cruising into his 101st year. His 100th birthday was a few days ago (December 30, 2010) and he is still at work teaching economics,…

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Gutsy….

I don’t recommend this sort of thing, but I think it’s good that police officers know that they shouldn’t arrest people for mocking bureaucrats, and that as public officials, they…

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A Hopeful 2011 Message of Liberty from Africa

From the Audace Institut Afrique.

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Latest Trip through Asia

I’m in Beijing….hoping to get some sleep before some morning meetings and then a trip to the airport for some long flights to the US and A. In the meantime,…

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Is the State Necessary for Freedom and Security?

My opening remarks (limited to no more than 5 minutes!) on the case against the state at FreedomFest: The Case for Ordered Liberty Without States Just got in to my…

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?? ??? ??? ?? ???: Bastiat in Arabic

The full text, translated from French into Arabic, of “What Is Seen and What Is Not Seen” is now available online: “?? ??? ??? ?? ???” The French text is…

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Referendum in Kyrgyzstan

The referendum is about to begin in Kyrgyzstan, to choose a new constitution which, despite its flaws, will put greater limits on presidential power and, it is hoped, avoid authoritarianism…

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Criminalization of Art in Russia

The Economist: “What happens when you display “Forbidden art” From Prof. Andrei Zorin of Oxford University (and a contributor to InLiberty.ru and speaker at InLiberty.ru events): There can be no…

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