The James Wilson Institute on Natural Rights and the American Founding

Board of Jurists

 

The Board of Jurists is a collection of the most devoted regular attendees of our JWI Senior Seminars. These judges lend informal advice as to which topics might be chosen for discussion at the Senior Seminars. 

 
Government, in my humble opinion, should be formed to secure and to enlarge the exercise of natural rights of its members, and every government, which has not this in view, as its principal object, is not a government of the legitimate kind.
— James Wilson, Lectures on Law, 1790