ARI News

Summer Legal Fellowship: An Update

In 2014, ARI introduced the summer legal fellowship, a one-of-a-kind internship program that allows law students to work with ARI’s director of Legal Studies Steve Simpson, an experienced constitutional lawyer who worked for many years for the Institute for Justice. This summer’s legal fellow is Agustina Vergara Cid, a law student at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba in Córdoba, Argentina, and a former ARI summer intern.
Government And Business

Revitalizing Objectivity in Judicial Review [Video]

How should courts interpret the law? Strictly according to the text? By lawmakers’ original intent? By the needs of today’s society? Philosophical ideals? In this talk, Tara Smith, professor of philosophy and BB&T Chair for the Study of Objectivism at the University of Texas at Austin, argues that the best laws in the world are useless if misunderstood.
ARI News

Apply Today for the Legal Summer Fellow Position

Are you currently enrolled in a JD program? Have you completed the first year of law school? Are you eager to advance Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism in the culture? If you fit the description, then we can offer you the opportunity to take part in ARI’s summer legal fellowship program.
ARI News

Introducing ARI’s Summer Legal Fellowship

ARI announces its new summer legal fellowship, an internship program that allows law students to work alongside ARI’s policy intellectuals. Legal fellows will research and write on law and policy issues, working with Steve Simpson, director of legal studies, and other ARI intellectuals.

Further Reading

Ayn Rand | 1957
For the New Intellectual

The Moral Meaning of Capitalism

An industrialist who works for nothing but his own profit guiltlessly proclaims his refusal to be sacrificed for the “public good.”
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Ayn Rand | 1961
The Virtue of Selfishness

The Objectivist Ethics

What is morality? Why does man need it? — and how the answers to these questions give rise to an ethics of rational self-interest.
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