Founder and President of the Independent Institute, David Theroux is interviewed by Al Kresta, President and CEO of Ave Maria Radio, at the 2015 Napa Institute Annual Conference. Also the Founder and President of the C.S. Lewis Society of California, David Theroux talks about C.S. Lewis writings on liberty and Christianity and how Lewis came to become one of the best-read and beloved authors of the 20th and 21st centuries.
David J. Theroux, founder and president of The Independent Institute and the C.S. Lewis Society of California, discusses the writings of C.S. Lewis and Lewis's views on individual liberty, natural law and statism.
The presentation was the keynote talk at the first annual conference of Christians for Liberty, that was held at St. Edwards University in Austin, TX, August 2, 2014.
From fingerprinting to criminal sentencing, from lawyer licensing to judicial selection, and from eminent domain to wealth transfers via class-action lawsuits, how do perverse incentives impact the law and what reforms would create a more just and efficient legal system?
Independent Institute Research Fellow Edward Lopéz, Associate Professor of Law and Economics at San Jose State University and editor of the new Institute book The Pursuit of Justice, talks with Institute President David Theroux about the faulty incentives at the heart of government legal failures and whether market-based alternatives can provide viable solutions to the serious problems caused by the bureaucratization and politicization of the law.