Prof. Calhoun’s Article on Lewis Powell Makes SSRN Top 10 Lists

A recent article by Washington and Lee law professor Sam Calhoun has made the top-ten download list of several SSRN ejournals. The article, titled "Justice Lewis F. Powell's Baffling Vote in Roe v. Wade," explores Justice Powell’s vote with the majority in Roe v. Wade. Prof. Calhoun wrote the article for presentation at "Roe at 40 - … Continue reading Prof. Calhoun’s Article on Lewis Powell Makes SSRN Top 10 Lists

Faculty Profile: Sam Calhoun

What is the proper role of religion in public discourse? Can explicitly religious values inform public discussion on questions such as health care, abortion, and stem cells, or should these questions be addressed in purely secular terms? What duty does a personally religious scholar owe to his students when discussing such topics? As a believing … Continue reading Faculty Profile: Sam Calhoun

Prof. Calhoun on Lincoln’s Religion

Professor Samuel W. Calhoun recently published his article, Abraham Lincoln's Religion: The Case for His Ultimate Belief in a Personal, Sovereign God, in the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association (2012). Prof. Calhoun co-authored the article with Professor Lucas Morel, the Lewis G. John Term Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University. While scholars have often … Continue reading Prof. Calhoun on Lincoln’s Religion

Prof. Calhoun on Kermit Gosnell

Professor Samuel W. Calhoun recently published his article, Stopping Philadelphia Abortion Provider Kermit Gosnell and Preventing Others Like Him: An Outcome that Both Pro-Choicers and Pro-Lifers Should Support, in the Villanova Law Review (2012). The article focuses on three of the atrocities committed by Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell: his shameful, destructive treatment of women; his … Continue reading Prof. Calhoun on Kermit Gosnell

Samuel W. Calhoun: “Partial-Birth Abortion” Is Not Abortion

Professor Samuel Calhoun's article, "Partial-Birth Abortion" Is Not Abortion: Carhart II's Fundamental Misapplication of Roe, 79 Miss. L. J. 775 (2010) was published over the summer in the Mississippi Law Journal. The piece is a critical assessment of the Supreme Court's classification of partial-birth abortion as an abortion. Professor Calhoun demonstrates that the partial-birth procedure in … Continue reading Samuel W. Calhoun: “Partial-Birth Abortion” Is Not Abortion