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Mark DeForrest

Mark DeForrest
Mark DeForrest lives in Spokane, Washington, where he teaches legal research & writing at Gonzaga University School of Law. A lifelong resident of Washington State, he grew up on a small farm north of Seattle before heading to eastern Washington to attend law school.
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Dialogue or Dissent? For those who pay attention to such things, for the last couple of weeks there has been quite some consternation on the internet regarding the compatibility of Catholic social doctrine with libertarianism. Cued by Pope Francis...
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State constitutions say quite a bit about the foundations of American rights. Oftentimes when thinking of rights and duties it is the United States Constitution that comes to mind. But state constitutions deal with the rights of the...

The late Mel Bradford (d. 1993) was one of the leading paleo-conservative scholars of the South, teaching at the University of Dallas until his unexpected death due to complications from surgery. Bradford's scholarly work was primarily in...

Alexander Hamilton is a controversial figure on the modern Right. Conservatives of a more libertarian vent tend to view Hamilton with suspicion if not outright hostility, viewing him as the American Founder most responsible for popularizing...