Sovereign Immunity

The Immunity Community

This piece first appeared here as a Mises Emerging Scholar article for the Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada. The doctrine of sovereign immunity derives from the English notion that “the king can do no wrong” and hence cannot be sued without his consent. The purpose of this doctrine was, in England, from …

Law

The Lawyers’ Guild

  This piece originally appeared here as a Mises Emerging Scholar article for the Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada. In July, thousands of recent …

Obama playing golf

The Dangers of a Zombie Presidency

Ukraine is being invaded. Iraq and Syria are being consumed by the growth and nihilistic violence of the Islamic State. Most Americans …

ISIS militants

Iraq: a Job for NATO

As turmoil in Iraq wages on, with the Islamic State growing more assertive and more deeply entrenched with each passing week, questions …

Israel Flag

A Republic Under Siege

As the perennial tensions in Israel have again erupted into armed conflict, the western apologists for Israel’s enemies have reignited calls for …

Signing of the Declaration

Independence Day: A Time to Recommit

Today marks the 238th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and of our nation’s formal declaration of departure from …