Philip Hamburger, the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor at Columbia Law School, is a master surveyor of legal history who clearly likes to rummage about in old English and early American legal vaults.
New York has a long history of political corruption.
Understanding Clarence Thomas is Ralph Rossum's second study of the jurisprudence of "originalist" Justices on the Supreme Court.
In his new book, The Classical Liberal Constitution, Richard Epstein seeks to present a â€œdistinctive synthesisâ€ of constitutional law that is neither progressive nor conservative.
A review of Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty
The trump card of liberalism is always compassion. Whether itâ€™s in a dorm room or on the Senate floor, in any debate the presumption is that liberals self-evidently care about people and their opponents do not.
A senior fellow at Stanford Universityâ€™s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Francis Fukuyama has lately been speaking ill of democracy to readers unused to hearing it spoken ill of.
A review of A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism, by Patrick Allitt
Can American ingenuity bring back American greatness?
A review of Confronting Slavery: Edward Coles and the Rise of Antislavery Politics in Nineteenth-Century America, by Suzanne Cooper Guasco
A review of Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books, by Wendy Lesser
A review of The Parthenon Enigma, by Joan Breton Connelly
A review of All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood, by Jennifer Senior
A review of The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation, by David Brion Davis
A review of Point of Attack: Preventive War, International Law, and Global Welfare, by John Yoo
A review of Resilient America: Electing Nixon in 1968, Channeling Dissent, and Dividing Government, by Michael Nelson.
A review of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, by Rick Perlstein