The James Wilson Institute on Natural Rights and the American Founding

Upcoming Events

  • 28 Apr

    Shakespeare and Evil

    We invite you to join us for a lecture entitled, "Shakespeare and Evil."  Our lecturer is currently completing a PhD at Oxford University....
  • 30 Jul

    James Wilson Summer 2017 Legal Fellowship

    , 4:00 pm
    For the fourth year in a row, we are excited to have opened up applications for our James Wilson Summer Legal Fellowship.  Each year, we make...

Recent Commentary

The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is to discover the meaning of those who made it.
— James Wilson, Lectures on Law, 1790