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Walter Olson

Walter Olson is an author and critic whose acclaimed books—The Litigation Explosion, The Excuse Factory, and The Rule of Lawyers—have changed the way we think about the American legal system. A senior fellow at the Cato Institute, he is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal and other leading newspapers and has written columns for Great Britain’s Times Online and Reason. His online work includes Overlawyered.com, widely cited as the oldest blog about law.

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Ward Connerly

Ward Connerly first burst onto the American scene 1995 as the University of California Regent who had forced the largest public university in the country to become color-blind in its admissions policies.

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Warren Treadgold

Warren Treadgold is National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Byzantine Studies and Professor of History at Saint Louis University.

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Wayne Winegarden

Wayne Winegarden, PhD, is a senior fellow in business and economics at PRI and director of PRI’s Center for Medical Economics and Innovation. Also the principal of an economic advisory firm, he has published in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Investor’s Business Daily, Forbes.com, and USA Today.

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Wesley J. Smith

Lawyer and award-winning author, Wesley J. Smith, is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism. He is also a consultant to the Patients Rights Council.

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Wilfred M. McClay

Wilfred M. McClay holds the Victor Davis Hanson Chair in Classical History and Western Civilization at Hillsdale College.

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William D. Gairdner

William D. Gairdner, PhD, was as an athlete, an academic, a businessman, and latterly, as a successful author.

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William E. Simon, Jr.

William E. Simon, Jr .is Co-Chairman of William E. Simon & Sons, an investment firm which he co-founded in 1988 with his brother, Peter, and their father, William E. Simon, Sr., former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

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William F. Buckley, Jr.

William F. Buckley, Jr., was the author of fifty previous works of fiction and nonfiction. The founder and former editor-in-chief of National Review and former host of Firing Line, he was one of the intellectual leaders of the right since the 1950s. His syndicated column, “On the Right,” began in 1962 and appeared in newspapers around the country. He served as a CIA agent in the early 1950s, helped found the Young Americans for Freedom in 1960, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H.W. Bush in 1991.

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William H. Mellor

William H. (Chip) Mellor serves as chairman and founding general counsel of the Institute for Justice. He co-founded IJ in 1991 and served as president and general counsel until 2015.

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William Kristol

William Kristol is editor of The Weekly Standard and a political analyst for the Fox News Channel.

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William McGowan

William McGowan is the author of Only Man Is Vile: The Tragedy of Sri Lanka (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) and Coloring The News: How Political Correctness Has Corrupted American Journalism (Encounter Books) for which he won a National Press Club Award in 2002. A former editor at the Washington Monthly, he has reported for Newsweek International and the BBC and has written for the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, the New Republic, Columbia Journalism Review and many other national publications.

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William Murchison

William Murchison is a nationally syndicated columnist and a retired senior columnist for the Dallas Morning News. He recently served as a Radford Visiting Professor of Journalism at Baylor University. He contributes regularly to National Review, the Wall Street Journal, and First Things.

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William Voegeli

William Voegeli is a visiting scholar at the Henry Salvatori Center at Claremont McKenna College, and a contributing editor to the Claremont Review of Books. His reviews and articles have also appeared in City Journal, First Things, In Character, the Los Angeles Times, National Review, and The New Criterion. From 1988 to 2003 he was a program officer at the John M. Olin Foundation. He lives in Claremont, CA.

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Yuri Felshtinsky

Yuri Felshinsky, a prominent author, historian, and journalist, is an expert on Russia and the former Soviet Union. He has been featured in hundreds of print, TV and radio interviews worldwide.

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