Historically, the legal order of England prioritized prudence and gradualism over fanaticism and ideology.
If only the authors had a better grasp of conservatism, they might have been more informative about Justice Scalia’s influence on our law and politics.
James McClellan’s Liberty, Order, and Justice offers a wise introduction to the philosophy and politics of the U.S. Constitution.
The growing chasm between law professors and the practicing bench and bar should make the legal academy think differently about hiring faculty.
Allen Mendenhall is Associate Dean and Grady Rosier Professor in the Sorrell College of Business at Troy University and Executive Director of the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy. Visit his website at AllenMendenhall.com.