The rights revolution has led to a deep distrust of human authority in even its most benign form.
David Lewis Schaefer
Black Americans came to know and benefit from the legal system even during periods of enslavement and segregation.
What should Americans learn from Chinese rulers' belief that that government can effectively "manage" an entire economy?
Unpunished violence in the streets does real harm to the rule of law, and yet the media looks away.
David Lewis Schaefer is Professor of Political Science, Emeritus at College of the Holy Cross. His books include Illiberal Justice: John Rawls vs. the American Political Tradition (2007) and The Political Philosophy of Montaigne (second printing, 2019). He is a three-time NEH Fellow.