• Crisis Lawyering

    By DAVID ZARING

    Review of TO THE EDGE: Legality, Legitimacy, and the Responses to the 2008 Financial Crisis, by Philip Wallach

    August 03, 2015
    TO THE EDGE: Legality, Legitimacy, and the Responses to the 2008 Financial Crisis, by Philip Wallach
  • Institutional Cures For Cognitive Ailments

    By N. W. BARBER

    Review of SECURITIES AGAINST MISRULE: Juries, Assemblies, Elections, by Jon Elster

    July 29, 2015
    Securities Against Misrule: Juries, Assemblies, Elections, by Jon Elster, reviewed by N.W. Barber
  • What Ails the City?

    By AZIZ HUQ

    Review of GHETTOSIDE: A True Story of Murder in American, by Jill Leovy and RENEGADE DREAMS: Living Through Injury in Gangland Chicago, by Laurence Ralph

    July 27, 2015
    GHETTOSIDE: A True Story of Murder in American, by Jill Loevy and RENEGADE DREAMS: Living Through Injury in Gangland Chicago, by Laurence Ralph, reviewed by Aziz Huq
  • What Is Regulatory Capture?

    By PHILIP WALLACH

    Review of PREVENTING REGULATORY CAPTURE: Special Interest Influence and How to Limit It, by Daniel Carpenter and David A. Moss, eds.

    July 22, 2015
    PREVENTING REGULATORY CAPTURE: Special Interest Influence and How to Limit It
  • Between East and West

    By DANIEL ABEBE

    Review of CONFLICT IN UKRAINE: The Unwinding of the Post-Cold War Order, by Rajan Menon and Eugene B. Rumer

    July 20, 2015
    CONFLICT IN UKRAINE: The Unwinding of the Post-Cold War Order, by Rajan Menon and Eugene B. Rumer
  • A Conscience in Hell

    By CHARLES FRIED

    Review of KONRAD MORGEN: The Conscience of a Nazi Judge, by Herlinde Pauer-Studer and J. David Velleman

    July 15, 2015
    David Fried reviews KONRAD MORGEN: The Conscience of a Nazi Judge, by Herlinde Pauer-Studer and Herlinde Pauer-Studer
  • How Many Ways to Understand a Lover’s Love?

    By E. GARCÍA

    Review of LOVE: A Very Short Introduction, by Ronald de Sousa

    July 13, 2015
    Love, by Ronald de Sousa
  • Before the Arab Spring

    By DONNA ROBINSON DIVINE

    Review of THE FALL OF THE OTTOMANS: The Great War in the Middle East, by Eugene Rogan and A LAND OF ACHING HEARTS: The Middle East in the Great War, by Leila Tarazi Fawaz

    July 08, 2015
    Donna Robinson Divine reviews "THE FALL OF THE OTTOMANS: The Great War in the Middle East", by Eugene Rogan and "A LAND OF ACHING HEARTS: The Middle East in the Great War", by Leila Tarazi Fawaz. The New Rambler Review is an online review of books edited by Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule and Blakey Vermeule.
  • Gaming the Laws of War

    By ADAM CHILTON

    Review of ORDER WITHIN ANARCHY: The Laws of War as An International Institution, by James D. Morrow

    July 01, 2015
    Order Within Anarchy by James D. Morrow
  • Exporting Democracy

    By GIULIANA CHAMEDES

    Review of THE WEIMAR CENTURY: German Émigrés and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War, by Udi Greenberg

    June 29, 2015
    The Weimar Century, by Udi Greenberg
  • Social Change Litigation as Just Another Political Tool

    By SAMUEL R. BAGENSTOS

    Review of HOW POLICY SHAPES POLITICS: Rights, Courts, Litigation, and the Struggle Over Injury Compensation, by Jeb Barnes and Thomas Burke

    June 24, 2015
    How Public Policy Shapes Politics book review
  • How Should Prosecutors Punish Corporate Criminals?

    By RICHARD H. MCADAMS

    Review of TOO BIG TO JAIL: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations, by Brandon L. Garrett

    June 22, 2015
    Too Big To Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise With Corporations
  • Banking on China

    By KYLE HUTZLER

    Review of DEALING WITH CHINA: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower, by Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

    June 17, 2015
    Kyle Hutzler reviews "Dealing With China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower" by Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
  • No Reason To Blame Liberals (Or, The Unbearable Lightness of Perversity Arguments)

    By MARGO SCHLANGER

    Review of THE FIRST CIVIL RIGHT: How Liberals Built Prison America, by Naomi Murakawa

    June 15, 2015
    Margo Schlanger reviews "The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America" by Naomi Murakawa.
  • Ishiguro's Middle Ages

    By MICHELLE KARNES

    Review of THE BURIED GIANT, by Kazuo Ishiguro

    June 10, 2015
    The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro, reviewed by Michelle Karnes for The New Rambler Review of Books.
  • The Mischievous Science of Richard Thaler

    By CASS R. SUNSTEIN

    Review of MISBEHAVING: The Making of Behavioral Economics, by Richard H. Thaler

    June 08, 2015
    CASS R. SUNSTEIN review of MISBEHAVING: The Making of Behavioral Economics Hardcover, by Richard H. Thaler
  • Barney Frank's Rules of Order

    By PETER CONTI-BROWN

    Review of FRANK: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, by Barney Frank

    June 03, 2015
    Peter Conti-Brown reviews "FRANK" by Barney Frank
  • Christianity and Paradox

    By LUTHER ZEIGLER

    Review of TRUE PARADOX: HOW CHRISTIANITY MAKES SENSE OF OUR COMPLEX WORLD, by David Skeel

    June 01, 2015
    Luther Zeigler reviews "True Paradox" by David Skeel
  • Politics by Other Means

    By CALVIN TERBEEK

    Review of JUDICIAL POLITICS IN POLARIZED TIMES, by Thomas M. Keck

    May 27, 2015
    Review of Judicial Politics in Polarized Times, by Thomas M. Keck
  • Ethics On The Run

    By STEVEN LUBET

    Review of ON THE RUN: Fugitive Life in an American City (Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries), by Alice Goffman

    May 26, 2015
    Steven Lubet, reviews "On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City (Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries)," by Alice Goffman. The New Rambler Review is an online review of books edited by Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule and Blakey Vermeule.