Did Friedrich Hayek view the Constitution through the lens of originalism? Professor Michael Rappaport, Director of the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism at the University of San Diego School of Law, discusses Hayek's legal theories and whether or not he's rightly classified as an 'originalist' thinker.

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Related links:

Was Hayek an Originalist?


Differing views:

The Evolution of Rule of Law in Hayek’s Thought, 1935–1955

Friedrich A. Hayek, the U.S. Constitution, and Institutional Design

Hayek on Spontaneous Order and Constitutional Design