Category Archives: Rule of Law

Stacy McCain Links to a Piece on Hayek & ObamaCare Because ..

“there is no such thing as “too much Hayek” … “ Here’s the link.  Let me also recommend this one. Elsewhere in the blogosphere, Nonoy Oplas updates the “Rule of Law” entry at Wikipedia.

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New To The Internet — F. A. Hayek on the “Decline of the Rule of Law” (part 1)

This is timely.  A previously unavailable classic — F. A. Hayek, “Decline of the Rule of Law, 1”,  from The Freeman, April 20, 1953,  pp. 518-520 (pdf).  Here’s the article in html: Political wisdom, dearly bought by the bitter experience … Continue reading

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new papers: Hayek and The Rule of Law

From Robert Stein, “Rule of Law:  What Does It Mean?” (pdf): Two seminal writings in the past century have influenced thinking about this subject. Albert Dicey, a British lawyer and scholar, addressed the meaning of the rule of law in … Continue reading

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audio: Richard Epstein on the Rule of Law

Russ Roberts has a conversation with U. of Chicago Law professor Richard Epstein.  One of the brightest men in the country explains one of the most important problems in political economy.  Epstein takes on Barack Obama’s use of arbitary power … Continue reading

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hayek vs obama: The Rule of Law vs The Ad Hoc Use of Power to Achieve “Fairness”

The editorial writers of the Washington Post seems to be among the many new readers of F. A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom, especially his chapter “Planning and the Rule of Law”: the spectacle of [Chrysler] creditors being stripped of … Continue reading

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obama: Chrysler & the Rule of Law

Robert Robb takes a look at Obama’s manipulation of the Chrysler bankruptcy in light of Hayek’s writings on economic decision-making and the rule of law: The Obama administration’s proposed restructuring is more than just unjustified, however. It dangerously undermines the … Continue reading

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