Lawyers, Natural Law, and the Problem of Pride

Lawyers, Natural Law, and the Problem of Pride

The Decline of Natural Law: How American Lawyers Once Used Natural Law and Why They Stopped by Stuart Banner. Oxford University Press, 2021. Hardcover, 264 pages, $50. Reviewed by Bruce P. Frohnen This important book picks up where R. H. Helmholz’s groundbreaking...
Class Power and Cultural Blindspots

Class Power and Cultural Blindspots

The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite by Michael Lind. Penguin, 2020. Hardcover, 193 pages, $25. Reviewed by Bruce P. Frohnen The rise of populist movements throughout the West and the intense, angry response to them from technocratic elites...
A Reminder of Reality in an Ideological Age

A Reminder of Reality in an Ideological Age

SymposiumMurray’s We Hold These Truths: 1960 and Today Bruce P. Frohnen We Hold These Truths is about “the American Proposition,” that is, the American public philosophy that once shaped our civil social order. More importantly, it is about truth, about the reality...
Rethinking Association

Rethinking Association

Why Associations Matter: The Case for First Amendment Pluralism by Luke C. Sheahan. University Press of Kansas, 2020. Hardcover, 227 pages, $35. Reviewed by Bruce P. Frohnen On one level Luke Sheahan’s excellent book is a practical, lawyerly brief aiming to correct a...

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