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F.H. Buckley

Frank Buckley

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F.H. “Frank” Buckley is a Foundation Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law and a Policy Advisor to The Heartland Institute.

Buckley has taught at George Mason since 1989 and before then was a Visiting Olin Fellow of the University of Chicago Law School. He was twice a visiting professor at the Sorbonne (Paris II), and in fall 2007 was a visiting professor at the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). He has B.A. and L.L.B. degrees from McGill University and an L.L.M. degree from Harvard University.

Buckley has published in many of the leading journals, including the Journal of Legal Studies, International Review of Law and Economics, and Public Choice. His most recent books are The Once and Future King (Encounter Books, 2014), The American Illness (ed., Yale 2013), Fair Governance (Oxford 2009), Just Exchange (Routledge 2005), The Morality of Laughter (Michigan 2003) and The Fall and Rise of Freedom of Contract (ed. Duke 1999). He is a senior editor of The American Spectator.

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April 15, 2015
By Ronald D. Rotunda, David L. Applegate, Dan Pilla, Jesse Hathaway, Michael Warder, John McAdams, John C. Goodman, William F. Shughart II , Merrill Matthews, Barry Garelick, Larry Kaufmann, F.H. Buckley, Jay Lehr, John Coleman, Richard J. Trzupek, Greg R. Lawson, Richard A. Viguerie, Ron Arnold, Gary Wolfram, John Dale Dunn
Today is April 15: Tax Day – the day many Americans account for a big chunk of their earnings going to state and federal governments – and the first year Obamacare is a part of filing a tax return.
December 11, 2014
By David L. Applegate, Jesse Hathaway, Peter Ferrara, F.H. Buckley, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Kenneth Haapala, John Dale Dunn, H. Sterling Burnett, Ronald D. Rotunda, Alan Caruba
The House and Senate this week are expected to pass a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the federal government through September 2015.
February 6, 2014
By Isaac Orr, Richard J. Trzupek, Richard Vedder, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein, F.H. Buckley, Alan Caruba
The U.S. State Department this week issued its latest report on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, stating its construction would not cause a significant increase in the emission of greenhouse gases.
April 8, 2013
By S.T. Karnick, Ronald D. Rotunda, Erik Root, Jack A. Chambless, Michael G. Hintze, Clifford Thies, Tibor R. Machan, Alan Caruba, Paul Crovo, F.H. Buckley
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - a champion of free-market economics and individual liberty - died today in London.
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