Robert H. Bork

Robert H. Bork

About Robert H. Bork

Robert H. Bork (1927 - 2012) served as a Yale Law School professor, Solicitor General, Acting Attorney General, and a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. In 1987, President Ronald Reagan nominated him to the Supreme Court, but the U.S. Senate rejected his nomination. He is the author of The Tempting of America.

Conservatism and the Culture

By |2017-03-20T10:18:53-05:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: Conservatism, Featured|Tags: |

The most important of the virtues for conservatives is fortitude—the courage to take stands that are not popular, the courage to ignore the opinion polls… In moments of despair, when I think America is indeed slouching towards an unfashionable address, when I contemplate the apparent indifference of the public to corruption and perjury in [...]

The Role of Natural Law in the Constitution

By |2019-06-06T11:56:12-05:00March 4th, 2015|Categories: Constitution, Featured, Natural Law, Supreme Court|

Natural law seems an unlikely topic for extensive television coverage, nor would one expect United States senators to develop high anxiety over the subject. Yet the confirmation hearings of Justice Clarence Thomas brought both of those improbable events to pass. Justice Thomas and Senator Joseph Biden grappled repeatedly with the concept of natural law [...]