• Person

    Jon Riches

    July 26, 2017
    Jon Riches is the Director of National Litigation for the Goldwater Institute’s Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation and General Counsel for the Institute. He litigates in federal and state trial…
  • Event

    Labor Day Break: September 4

    July 25, 2017
    To Commemorate Labor Day, Shaftesbury Society Will Not Meet Monday, September 4 Shaftesbury Society Will Return Monday, September 11…
  • Person

    Barak Richman

    July 25, 2017
    Barak Richman is the Edgar P. and Elizabeth C. Bartlett Professor of Law and Business Administration at Duke University.  Both an attorney and an institutional economist, his primary research focuses…
  • Person

    Michael Munger

    July 25, 2017
    Michael Munger is Professor of Political Science, and Director of the PPE Certificate Program at Duke University. His primary research focus is on the functioning of markets, regulation, and government…
  • Event

    Was John Locke the First ‘Modern’ Economist?

    July 25, 2017
    Much of the attention of scholars has focused on two of Locke’s works–The Second Treatise and the Letter on Toleration. And these are indeed important. But an almost unknown work of…
  • Event

    Vacation Break: August 7 & 14

    July 25, 2017
    Shaftesbury Society Will Not Meet Monday, August 7 and Monday, August 14 Shaftesbury Society Will Return Monday, August 21  …
  • John Locke Update

    Best Practices for Better Budgets

    July 20, 2017
    Since nonpartisan staff at the General Assembly presented a five-year projection of spending and taxes, editorials and comments from state legislators make it clear that long-term estimates of spending and…