Allen Mendenhall

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Allen Mendenhall is a Mises Canada Emerging Scholar. He is a staff attorney to Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Supreme Court of Alabama, an adjunct professor at Faulkner University, and a doctoral candidate in English at Auburn University. His book is Literature and Liberty: Essays in Libertarian Literary Criticism. Visit his website at

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    Hayek, Statistics, and Trade-Cycle Theory

    Austrian economics is often caricatured and criticized because of its approach, or deliberate lack of an approach,...

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    Free Not to Vote

    The 2014 U.S. midterm elections are coming up, and I don’t intend to vote. A vote is...

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    Getting Conned by CONs

    In the healthcare industry, a certificate of need, also known by the acronym CON, is an anticompetitive...

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    Paul Cantor: Model Mentor

    I once called Paul Cantor “the incomparable Cantor.” Another apt, alliterative sobriquet would have been “model mentor.” When...

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    The Immunity Community

    The doctrine of sovereign immunity derives from the English notion that “the king can do no wrong”...

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    The Lawyers' Guild

    Last month, thousands of recent law school graduates sat for a bar examination in their chosen state...