Ellis Washington column
Ellis Washington is a former staff editor of the Michigan Law Review and law clerk at The Rutherford Institute. He is a Professor of Constitutional Law, Legal Ethics, and Contracts at the National Paralegal College, a counselor at the American College of Education, and a founding board member of Salt and Light Global. Washington is a co-host on Joshua's Trial, a radio show of Christian conservative thought. A graduate of John Marshall Law School and post-grad work at Harvard Law School, his latest law review article is titled, Social Darwinism in Nazi Family and Inheritance Law. Washington's latest book is a 2-volume collection of essays and Socratic dialogues – The Progressive Revolution (University Press of America, 2013). Visit his popular law/political blog, www.EllisWashingtonReport.com, an essential repository dedicated to educating the next generation of young conservative intellectuals.
May 19, 2013
"We can and must write in a language which sows among the masses hate, revulsion, and scorn toward those who disagree with us." ~ Lenin Dr. Charles . . .
May 12, 2013
Socrates (470-399 B.C.) was a famous Greek philosopher from Athens who taught Plato. Plato taught Aristotle, and Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. Socrates . . .
May 6, 2013
"During the reign of the Ku Klux Klan, they documented 5,000 deaths, during that 100-year reign [1865-1965]. In one week, 8,000 black people die, but they're . . .
April 28, 2013
"Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for . . .
April 21, 2013
Summum ius summa inuria. (More laws, less justice) ~ Cicero, De Officiis, 1, 10, 33 America 2013 stands at the precipice of human history. Will Americans . . .
April 14, 2013
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no . . .
April 10, 2013
"I'm curious, when did it become unconstitutional to exclude homosexual couples from marriage? 1791 [when the Fifth Amendment was adopted]? 1868, when the 14th . . .
March 27, 2013
"The criminal is to go free because the constable has blundered." ~ Justice Benjamin Cardozo In their notes on the Sixth Amendment, O'Connor and Sabato . . .
March 17, 2013
I consider [trial by jury] as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution. ~ Thomas . . .
March 11, 2013
Socrates (470-399 B.C.) was a famous Greek philosopher from Athens, who taught Plato, and Plato taught Aristotle, and Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. . . .
March 3, 2013
Capital punishments are the natural offspring of monarchical governments. ... Kings consider their subjects as their property; no wonder, therefore, they shed . . .
February 17, 2013
"[The Ninth Amendment] specifically roots the Constitution in a natural rights tradition that says we are born with more rights than any constitution could . . .
February 9, 2013
Prologue In my last column, "Birth of a conservative intellectual," I presented a personal narrative of how I rejected the zeitgeist of Darwinism, liberalism . . .
February 7, 2013
My favorite definition of an intellectual: "Someone who has been educated beyond his intelligence." – Arthur C. Clarke, "3001: The Final Odyssey" . . .