September 1, 2022

Interview: Clifford Humphrey

ulations to Clifford Humphrey, Fellow of the Program on the Constitution and Catholic Social Doctrine for recently accepting the role of director of Troy University’s Institute for Leadership Development.
March 25, 2022

“Religious Liberty, Religious License”

Clifford Humphrey, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Human Ecology, wrote about the nature of religious liberty in the United States in American Reformer.
November 29, 2021


Today everybody claims to be for human rights. People radically disagree, however, about what human rights there are. Can disagreements of this sort be adjudicated? Professor […]
November 12, 2021

LISTEN: Nicholas Trist’s Vindication of Thomas Jefferson from the Charge of Supporting Nullification Nicholas P. Trist is famous for brazenly acting against the wishes of President James K. Polk and committing the United States to the peace treaty […]
November 12, 2021

Participatory Democracy: A Wellspring of Esteem, Standing, and Cohesion (Working Paper)

(Presented to the American Political Science Association, September 2021)  by Emmett James McGroarty, JD and Brendan Ignatius McGroarty, PhD1 1. Introduction  In this paper, we address […]
May 14, 2021

The New Majority Tyranny as the Old Oligarchic Despotism

By Emmett McGroarty and Clifford Humphrey This article was originally published on on May 14, 2021. In modern times, human flourishing takes place only […]
April 22, 2021

Congress Plays at Anti-Civics

by Jane Robbins and Emmett McGroarty This article was originally published on on April 22, 2021. Congress has a citizen problem. It repeatedly delegates responsibility […]
February 2, 2021

Common-Sense Common Good: Why We Should Root for a Financial Accountability Policy to Pass Its Customary Review

IHE Director of the Program on the Constitution and Catholic Social Doctrine Emmett McGroarty defends the current practice on restraining federal government settlement agreements as supportive of the common good and governmental accountability.