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Leonard P. Liggio Archive

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Personal & Family Life

  1. July 5, 1933 – October 14, 2014

Titles & Occupations

  1. Professor of law at George Mason University.
  2. Vice President of the Atlas Network.
  3. Visiting Professor of law at the Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala City.
  4. Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Institute for Humane Studies.
  5. Member of the Mont Pelerin Society.
  6. Board Member of a number of the International Advisory Council, the Liberty Fund, the Acton Institute, the Toqueville Institute, Hayek Institute, Institut Turgot (France) and the Centro Interdisciplinar de Ética e Economia Personalista (Brazil).
  7. Trustee of the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Philadelphia Society.
  8. Member of the Editorial Board at the Cato Journal, the American Journal of Jurisprudence, and of Markets & Morality.
  9. Founder of Left and Right: A Journal of Libertarian Thought.

Public Appearances & Writings

  1. Liggio gave lectures with Russell Stetler on ‘Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism: The Ideological Question in Vietnam’ for the newly founded Free University of New York.
  2. Liggio provided editorial direction for Literature of Liberty: A Review of Contemporary Liberal Thought, a periodical published by the Cato Institute from 1978–1979 then by the Institute for Humane Studies from 1980–1982.

Awards & Honors



  1. Alejandro Chafuen at Forbes
  2. Brian Doherty at Reason
  3. Alberto Mingardi at EconLib
  4. Lawrence Reed at The Freeman

Papers, Lectures & Speeches

  1. Medieval Representative Institutions and Canon Law in Western Civilization (Krakow, Poland, 2003)
  2. Selected Works at the Liggio Legacy Project
  3. “The Heritage of the Spanish Scholastics”
  4. “Christianity, Classical Liberalism are Liberty’s Foundations”
  5. Freedom and Virtue


  1. Watershed of Empire: Essays on New Deal Foreign Policy
  2. Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy
  3. Why the Futile Crusade?
  4. Charles Dunoyer et le liberalisme francais (French Edition)
  5. Literature of Liberty: A Review of Contemporary Liberal Thought; Autumn; Volume IV, No. 3
  6. Literature of Liberty: A Review of Contemporary Liberal Thought; Winter Volume IV, No. 4
  7. Literature of Liberty Vol. V No. 1 Spring 1982: Alexis de Tocqueville – A Historical Appreciation

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