Constitutional Dictators  

Presidential Power Stories by Christopher H. Schroeder and Curtis A. Bradley, eds. | West Publishers, 2009 | 499 pages | $33 “The Commander in Chief at the Lowest Ebb—A Constitutional History” (2 parts) by David J. Barron and Martin S. …





Sanford Levinson Replies  

I am, of course, very grateful to Henry Shue and Richard Weisberg for their thoughtful comments. I will address them in order. I am not convinced there is much difference between Shue and me. I was touched by the eloquence …



How to Judge Future Judges  

I BEGIN WITH two quotations from members of the Supreme Court itself. The first was written by Felix Frankfurter some seventy years ago: “[M]embers of the court are frequently admonished by their associates not to read their economic and social …





On Critical Legal Theory  

The Conference on Critical Legal Studies (CLS) came into being in Madison, Wisconsin in 1977, during a meeting of legal scholars and practitioners dissatisfied with “mainstream” law. Since then “crits” have become one of the most important—and controversial—groups within the …