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Bertel Sparks

Bertel Sparks
Bertel Sparks

Bertel Sparks, a native of Jackson County, Ky., was a professor of law at Duke University and taught in Harlan and Jackson County Schools. During World War II, he served as a special agent with the Counter Intelligence Corps. He was professor of law at New York University from 1949 to 1967.

He was the author of Contracts to Make Wills and Cases on Trusts and Estates. He was a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the American Bar Association. His honors include the LL.B with distinction from the University of Kentucky; Bronze Star Medal, and Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. At Eastern, he majored in commerce and minored in social science. He earned the LL.M and the S.J.D. degrees from the University of Michigan.

Bertel Sparks's Articles and Posts

Why Not Slavery? The Freeman
Why Not Slavery?
Trial by Jury vs. Trial by Judge The Freeman
Trial by Jury vs. Trial by Judge
A Legal System for a Free Society The Freeman
A Legal System for a Free Society
How Many Servants Can You Afford? The Freeman
How Many Servants Can You Afford?
Let's keep the market open to anyone who wishes to serve himself by serving others.
Caveat Emptor: The Consumer's Badge of Authority The Freeman
Caveat Emptor: The Consumer's Badge of Authority
With that badge the consumer can dictate what goods will be produced, in what quantities, and at what prices.
Is Escape from the Poverty Trap Possible? The Freeman
Is Escape from the Poverty Trap Possible?
The blessings of freedom are possible to those not bound by the burdens and temptations of the welfare state.
The Role of a Conservative The Freeman
The Role of a Conservative
How the "liberals" and "conservatives" seem to switch positions on matters of the market.
Freedom IS Responsibility The Freeman
Freedom IS Responsibility
Not the guaranteed life, but self-responsibility - that is freedom!
Why Have an Electoral College? The Freeman
Why Have an Electoral College?
Can we honestly say that we're now prepared to write a better Constitution than the Founding Fathers did?

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