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DEC
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DEC
02
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DEC
03
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DEC
12
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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As the shortest day of the year approaches, it can be uplifting to recall the long, bright days of summer. Just months ago, across practice settings and across the country, many of our students used...

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  • December 19, 2011 |
    From NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO (NPR)'s All Things Considered: "William F. Buckley, Father Of American Conservatism" by Guy Raz Carl T. Bogus is a law professor at Roger Williams University and wrote "Why Lawsuits Are Good for America: Disciplined Democracy, Big Business and the Common Law." December 17, 2011: When William F. Buckley burst onto the national scene in 1955, conservatism was a dead letter in American politics. "Lots of people thought that it was outdated, anachronistic, prehistoric,...
  • December 14, 2011 |
    From THE UNIVERSITY BOOKMAN: "Buckley and Individualist Conservatism" by Gerald J. Russello Buckley: William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatismby Carl T. Bogus.Bloomsbury Press, 2011. 405 pp. $30.00. William F. Buckley, Jr. continues to stand as the representative conservative of the postwar era. Bon vivant, former CIA operative, heir to an oil fortune—not to mention best-selling writer of spy novels and founding editor of National Review, still conservatism’s standard-bearer...
  • December 11, 2011 |
    From THE NEW YORK TIMES SUNDAY BOOK REVIEW: "William F. Buckley Jr.: Right Man, Right Time" by Geoffrey Kabaservice Published: December 9, 2011 (Online); December 11, 2011 (Print) BUCKLEY: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American ConservatismBy Carl T. BogusIllustrated. 405 pp. Bloomsbury Press. $30. William F. Buckley Jr. was an immodest man with much to be immodest about. Not only was he the high priest of the modern American conservative movement and the founding editor in chief of...
  • November 27, 2011 |
    From THE LOS ANGELES TIMES: "Op-Ed: God and man and William F. Buckley" by Professor Carl T. Bogus November 27, 2011: The modern conservative movement began 60 years ago with the publication of a book by a 26-year-old first-time author. Reflecting on that work teaches us something important about the nature and trajectory of modern conservatism, about the energy that propelled the movement and about serious problems with the movement today. The book was "God and Man at Yale." The author was...