• John Locke Update

     The Open Society and Its (New) Enemies, Part 1

    posted July 22, 2020 by Jon Guze
    Karl Popper wrote The Open Society and Its Enemies during the Second World War in an attempt to explain and refute the totalitarian ideologies that had delivered Europe into the…
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    Legislating “cancel culture” misses the point

    posted July 20, 2020 by Dominic Coletti
    In a City Journal article titled “Pushing Back on Cancel Culture,” law professors Robert Delahunty and John Yoo argue that Congress should extend civil rights protections to speech to…
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    Time to amend the Emergency Management Act, Part One

    posted May 21, 2020 by Jon Guze
    In a recent opinion piece, I complained that Gov. Cooper’s statewide lockdown orders have been worse than useless. On the one hand, a growing body of empirical evidence shows…
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    More thoughts about correctional institutions and COVID-19

    posted April 23, 2020 by Jon Guze
    As I noted in a previous research brief, COVID-19 presents many difficult challenges for North Carolina’s criminal justice system. How can we prevent the disease from running rampant in…
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    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for March

    posted March 31, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    Three weeks ago today, Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency due to the spread of COVID-19.  One day later, John Locke Foundation researchers paused all other projects and got…

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