The following essays received awards as part of the Third Annual Libertas Institute Essay Contest.
Grand Prize ($1,500)
Loyalty to Liberty by Dustin Phelps
Dustin writes about honored and widely popular instances of civil disobedience in the past, suggesting that liberty has only been realized by defying unjust government actions.
People’s Choice Prize ($500)
Less is More by Charity Kerr
Charity argues that the law should be consistent with morality, and that to the extent that it’s not, civil disobedience may be the proper path.