Tag Archives: Private Property

First Principles: Security and Private Property Rest On A Just Court

“Personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice.” —Joseph Story (1833)    

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Thomas More – Utopia, Book 2

As we know from previous discussion, Sir Thomas More was an English lawyer, philosopher and humanist who was counselor to Henry the VIII.  In 1516, he wrote and published Utopia.  This classic tells the tale of the political system of … Continue reading

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