Leviathan at Bay, at Last?

Leviathan at Bay, at Last?

Judicial Fortitude: The Last Chance to Rein in the Administrative State By Peter J. Wallison. Encounter Books, 2018. Cloth, 216 pages, $24. Reviewed by Stephen B. Presser When, in the decades to come, historians look back at the early twenty-first century, they will...
Judging as Realpolitik

Judging as Realpolitik

The Judge: 26 Machiavellian Lessons By Ronald K. L. Collins and David M. Skover. Oxford University Press, 2017. Cloth, 296 pages, $28. Reviewed by Stephen B. Presser As the controversies surrounding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s second nominee...

The Words of a Giant of the Law

Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived by Antonin Scalia, edited by Christopher J. Scalia and Edward Whelan. Crown Forum, 2017. Cloth, 420 pages, $30. Antonin Scalia is the Winston Churchill of the American judiciary. He was a larger-than-life...

Constitutionalism, Both Good and Horrid

Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century by Geoffrey R. Stone. Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2017. Cloth, 669 pages, $35.Geoffrey Stone is very like the proverbial little girl with the curl in the middle...

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