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The mission of the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University is to advance the teaching of and research directly related to the virtues of free markets.  The Institute promotes scholarship that crosses disciplinary boundaries, providing a forum that encourages and values discussion and rigorous debate regarding all aspects of free markets.

Do We Still Have a Constitution?Picture of Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano - FOX News Senior Judicial Analyst

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Student Union Building, Texas Tech University
Allen Theatre

Doors: 5:00 PM
Presentation: 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Admission is free and open to the university community and the general public. Visitors may park in the R11 (Band) Lot outside of the south entrance of the Student Union Building. Park and Pay restrictions will be suspended in the R11 (Band) Lot from 4:45 - 7:00 PM.

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano lectures nationally on the U.S. Constitution, the rule of law, civil liberties in wartime, and human freedom. As FOX News' Senior Judicial Analyst since 1998, he broadcasts nationwide on the FOX News Channel and is nationally known for watching and reporting on the government as it takes liberty and property. Judge Napolitano has been published in the
New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and numerous other publications.

Judge Napolitano is the youngest life-tenured Superior Court judge in the history of the State of New Jersey. He sat on the bench from 1987 to 1995, when he presided over more than 150 jury trials and thousands of motions, sentencings, and hearings. Judge Napolitano taught constitutional law and jurisprudence at Delaware Law School for two years and at Seton Hall Law School for 11 years.  He returned to private practice in 1995, and began television work in the same year. The Judge is the author of seven books on the U.S. Constitution, two of which have been New York Times best sellers. His most recent book is Theodore and Woodrow: How Two American Presidents Destroyed Constitutional Freedom. His forthcoming book, Suicide Pact: The Radical Expansion of Presidential Powers and the Lethal Threat to American Liberty, is set for release in November 2014.

Benjamin Powell's Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy Now Available

Cover Art of Out of Poverty

Cambridge University Press has released a new book from Free Market Institute Director, Dr. Benjamin Powell, titled Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy The book is a new volume in the Cambridge Studies in Economics, Cognition and Society series and is available for purchase at Amazon.

Texas Tech's FMI receives $1.7 million grant to study economic freedom, prosperity

Research on the Origins of Economic Freedom and Prosperity

The John Templeton Foundation awarded the Free Market Institute a three-year research grant to study the institutional underpinnings of the mechanisms and processes that produce social change in support of enhanced economic freedom.

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