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
Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
- FOX News Senior Judicial Analyst
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Student Union Building, Texas Tech
Doors: 5:00 PM
Presentation: 5:30 -
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Radio Interview - October 15, 2014 - Dr. Benjamin Powell on Judge Napolitano's Lubbock Visit, U.S. Economic Freedom - KFYO News/Talk 790 AM - Dr. Powell joined Chad Hasty to discuss Judge Andrew Napolitano's upcoming visit to Texas Tech University, his recent op-ed addressing the prospect of democratic reforms in Hong Kong and economic freedom more broadly.
Radio Interview - October 14, 2014 - West Texas Today with Jim Douglass and Curtis Parrish - FOX Talk 950AM/100.7FM - Dr. Powell and Judge Andrew Napolitano joined West Texas Today to discuss the Judge's upcoming visit to Texas Tech University.
Op-Ed - October 13, 2014 - The Future of Hong Kong's Freedom? - Huffington Post - Dr. Powell discusses the recent student protests in light of the potential impact of democratic reforms on the level of economic freedom in Hong Kong.
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