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    Senator Orrin Hatch on Robert Bork's Legacy and Role of the Supreme Court

    Everyone ascending the steps of the National Archives building sees these words chiseled in stone: “Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty.” No one was more vigilant than Judge Robert Bork, who passed away in December, in courageously defending principles that make our liberty possible. In 1968, then a Yale … More

    On the Death of Judge Robert Bork

    The world saw Judge Robert H. Bork, the public figure. He was in the public eye as a solicitor general, a circuit judge, and—most famously—as a nominee to the Supreme Court.  Those who knew him as a Yale Law School professor, an author, and a legal commentator would have had … More

    Heritage Mourns Loss of Judge Bork

    Former federal judge and Supreme Court nominee Robert H. Bork died this morning at the age of 85. Bork served as U.S. solicitor general and a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to serve on the Supreme … More

    Actively Destroying the Republic

    Robert Bork at Heritage / Photo by Andrew Blasko Former judge Robert Bork delivered the first lecture in Heritage’s Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture series that is a part of a larger 10-year initiative started by the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies to bring back judicial restraint and the rule … More

    A Republic - If You Can Keep It

     Tonight, The Heritage Foundation will host Judge Robert Bork as part of our Jospeh Story Distinguished Lecture Series. RSVP to the event here.  The Center for Legal and Judicial Studies is honored to host Judge Robert Bork as the inaugural speaker of our aptly named Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture Series. … More