Black and Bluebook.

Beyond the expected brilliant insight into being an administrator of justice, Judge Richard Posner’s latest book, Reflections on Judging, contains some strong opinions on that usually most uncontroversial of topics, citations: Posner appears to believe that following the Bluebook is about as bad as rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic — and by reverse order of […]

Ronald Dworkin.

In 2008 I attended a lecture of the Ronald Dworkin’s as he came to campus to speak at the E.N. Thompson Forum. The topic: America and Israel. Dworkin delivered a forceful opinion, which would probably have prevented him from becoming Secretary of Defense, if he’d ever been a politician (and if the Chuck Hagel confirmation hearings were any […]