Allen Mendenhall is a staff attorney to Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Supreme Court of Alabama, a doctoral candidate in English at Auburn University, an adjunct professor at Faulkner University, and author of Literature and Liberty: Essays in Libertarian Literary Criticism.
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Does the West owe its individualism to Christianity?
JANUARY 22, 2015 by ALLEN MENDENHALL
Larry Siedentop's Inventing the Individual outlines the origins of Western liberalism.
Cataloguing systematic suppression of speech on campus
APRIL 18, 2014 by ALLEN MENDENHALL
Compliant and controlled speech seems to be the main interest of universities today.
The Emersonian ethic of self-reliance is evidence he was a libertarian
NOVEMBER 07, 2013 by ALLEN MENDENHALL
Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Self-Reliance" touts a bracing form of individualism that encourages people to have confidence in their perceptions and to take responsibility for their actions--including presenting their ideas in the marketplace, in the face of opposition.
The Power of Habeas Corpus in America
JUNE 07, 2013 by ALLEN MENDENHALL
Anthony Gregory's examination of habeas corpus traces its spotty record, explains how it can manage to produce power rather than restrict it, and puts Foucault to a novel use.