Faulkner transports his readers through time, sometimes alternating narrators, with repeated attention to the same families and figures.
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 at Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law and executive director of the Blackstone and Burke Center for Law and Liberty. Visit his website at AllenMendenhall.com.