The Association for Objective Law

The Association for Objective Law is a non-profit corporation whose purpose is to advance Objectivism, the philosophy of Ayn Rand, as the basis of a proper legal system.

Free Speech and Campaign Contributions

To the majority, the pragmatic goal of “avoiding the appearance of corruption” is more important than the First Amendment. One wonders if the limit of this line of non-thinking is that only individuals speaking on soap boxes ultimately have protected speech.

Did Thomas Jefferson Father Slave Children?

The recently publicized DNA evidence claiming to show Thomas Jefferson had fathered a child with his black slave, Sally Hemmings, illustrates the difference between the way evidence is handled in a court of law and the way it is handled by the popular press.

Let Not Thy Left Hand

The differences between the actions allowed to private parties on one hand and to the Postal Service and Internal Revenue Service on the other, are examples of a reversal of the proper relationship between the government and the governed.

Sovereign Immunity

How does having legal immunity for completely arbitrary acts preserve this confidence? In Ayn Rand’s words, “blank out.”

TAFOL President Scores a Victory for Property Rights

TAFOL President Michael J. Mazzone emerged victorious as both a Plaintiff and a participating lawyer recently when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit dealt a potentially fatal setback to programs that siphon money from lawyers’ bank accounts to fund liberal legal causes.

Tree’s Rights

The courts are not forums for philosophical discussion or the advancement of social programs.

Voice of Capitalism

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