• Meritocracy with Chinese Characteristics

    By KYLE HUTZLER

    Review of The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy, by Daniel Bell

    March 07, 2016
  • Guarding the Guardians

    By FREDERICK SCHAUER

    Review of The Guardians of the Constitution: Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt on the Limits of Constitutional Law, translated and edited by Lars Vinx

    March 02, 2016
  • The Rise and Rise of Rome

    By CLIFFORD ANDO

    Review of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, by Mary Beard

    February 29, 2016
  • Eulogy for the Imperial Presidency?

    By ANTHONY TSONTAKIS

    Review of Long Wars and the Constitution, by Stephen M. Griffin

    February 24, 2016
  • "That They Gave Me the Post of a Junior Clerk..."

    By MARK GAMIN

    Review of Of Courtiers and Kings: More Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks, edited by Todd C. Peppers and Clare Cushman

    February 22, 2016
  • Prosecutorial Discretion

    By DAVID BOSCO

    Review of The First Global Prosecutor: Promise and Constraints, edited by Martha Minow, C. Cora True-Frost, and Alex Whiting

    February 17, 2016
  • Did the Christians Ruin Rights?

    By P. MACKENZIE BOK

    Review of Christian Human Rights, by Samuel Moyn

    February 15, 2016
  • Progressive Racism

    By HERBERT HOVENKAMP

    Review of Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era, by Thomas C. Leonard

    February 10, 2016
  • Bureaucracy Unbound

    By ERIC POSNER

    Review of Liberty’s Nemesis: The Unchecked Expansion of the State, edited by Dean Reuter and John Yoo

    February 08, 2016
  • Defining Conservatism

    By SANFORD LEVINSON

    Review of Shattered Consensus: The Rise and Decline of America’s Postwar Political Order, by James Piereson

    February 03, 2016
  • Religions Among Nations

    By LAEL WEINBERGER

    Review of Exporting Freedom: Religious Liberty and American Power, by Anna Su

    February 01, 2016
  • Running Out of Thought

    By KENNETH POSNER

    Review of What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, by Haruki Murakami

    January 27, 2016
  • Executive Order

    By SAIKRISHNA PRAKASH

    Review of Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution, by Harold H. Bruff

    January 25, 2016
  • George Washington’s Constitution

    By KURT LASH

    Review of Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executiveby Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

    January 20, 2016
  • The Roads Not Taken

    By PAUL HORWITZ

    Review of Divergent Paths: The Academy and the Judiciary, by Richard A. Posner

    January 18, 2016
  • What’s the Matter with Luxembourg?

    By DANIEL HEMEL

    Review of The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens, by Gabriel Zucman

    January 13, 2016
  • Reasoning About Reason of State

    By NEHAL BHUTA

    Review of Reason of State: Law, Prerogative and Empire, by Thomas Poole

    January 11, 2016
  • Literary Financial Literacy

    By WILLIAM A. BIRDTHISTLE

    Review of I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone And No One Can Pay; Capital: A Novel; and How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say -- and What It Really Means, by John Lanchester

    January 06, 2016
  • The Struggle for America’s “Fiscal Soul”

    By JULIA D. MAHONEY

    Review of WE ARE BETTER THAN THIS: How Government Should Spend Our Money, by Edward D. Kleinbard, and GOING FOR BROKE: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis, by Michael D. Tanner

    January 04, 2016
  • Constituting Canada

    By PAUL DALY

    Review of The Constitution of Canada: An Introduction to its Development and Law, by W.P.M. Kennedy, introduction by Martin Friedland

    December 23, 2015