To restore the American Founders’ understanding of the moral grounds of our rights…

A Natural Law Manifesto

by bringing back a common-sense foundation to the study of law…

2024 Spring Law School Seminars - Chicago and Georgetown

to inspire a new generation to discover anew our nation’s absolute truths.

2024 Summer Fellowship Class


The James Wilson Seminars are virtually unique in the academic world. These seminars are the most important conferences I attend.

Robert Miller • Prof. of Law, University of Iowa

By participating in the James Wilson Institute fellowship, I was able to deepen my understanding of the foundational principles of our nation, the “laws of Nature and reason,” central to which is the intrinsic right to life of every human being, from conception to natural death.

Catherine Foster • 2016 James Wilson Fellow

Crystallizing the linkages between the logic of morals and law and a principled approach to adjudication, the Fellowship makes a most wonderful and invaluable contribution to our Nation. 

Dr. Sohan Dasgupta • 2016 James Wilson Fellow

Key Programs

The James Wilson Fellowship

The Senior Seminar

Law School Seminars

James Wilson Boards of Jurists and Scholars

Upcoming Events

Anchoring Truths
Essays, Podcasts, & More
By The James Wilson Institute • Jul 12 2024
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Announcements & Updates
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