• People Power

    By BENJAMIN SIEGEL

    Review of Opium's Long Shadow: From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control, by Steffen Rimner.

    December 04, 2019
  • How to Influence People

    BySTEVEN LUBET

    Review of Writing to Persuade, by Trish Hall.

    November 27, 2019
  • Forget it Jake, It's 2019

    ByZACHARY HERZ

    Review of Your House Will Pay, by Steph Cha.

    November 20, 2019
  • Heartland Empire

    By MICHAEL FRANCZAK

    Review of The Heartland: An American History, by Kristin L. Hoganson.

    November 14, 2019
  • Radical Movements

    By CHRISTOPHER SZABLA

    Review of Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire, by Renisa Mawani.

    November 06, 2019
  • Soft Perversions

    By JORDAN ALEXANDER STEIN

    Review of The Book of Minor Perverts: Sexology, Etiology, and the Emergence of Sexuality, by Benjamin Kahan.

    October 30, 2019
  • The Urgency of Abolition

    By JESSE A. GOLDBERG

    Review of History, Abolition, and the Ever-Present Now in Antebellum American Writing, by Jeffrey Insko.

    October 28, 2019
  • The Precipice’s Edge for Israel and Palestine

    By EMILY WHALEN

    Review of Preventing Palestine: A Political History from Camp David to Osloby Seth Anziska and Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistanceby Tareq Baconi

    October 23, 2019
  • Someone Must Have Been Talking Law About Franz K

    By STEVEN WILF

    Review of Kafka’s Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacyby Benjamin Balint

    October 16, 2019
  • Originalist Scholarship and Conservative Politics

    By CALVIN TERBEEK

    Review of A Republic, If You Can Keep It, by Neil Gorsuch, and Originalism's Promise: A Natural Law Account of the American Constitution, by Lee J. Strang

    October 09, 2019
  • Path-Takers and Way-Makers

    By STEVEN LUBET

    Review of The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts, by Joan Biskupic, and First: Sandra Day O’Connor, by Evan Thomas

    October 07, 2019
  • A Century of Cars Driving the Fourth Amendment

    By EMILY A. PRIFOGLE

    Review of Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom, by Sarah A. Seo

    October 02, 2019
  • Jonathan Swift, Political Animal

    By JOHN OWEN HAVARD

    Review of Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel, by John Stubbs 

    September 25, 2019
  • Bound by Disenchantment

    By CARMEN LEA DEGE

    Review of This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom, by Martin Hägglund

    September 18, 2019
  • An Emergency Today

    By NEETI NAIR

    Review of Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy's Turning Point, by Gyan Prakash 

    September 11, 2019
  • A Pervasive and Empty Idea of Tolerance

    By AZIZ Z. HUQ

    Review of The Limits of Tolerance: Enlightenment Values and Religious Fanaticism, by Denis Lacorne 

    September 04, 2019
  • Is a Progressive Reading of the Constitution Possible?

    By CHARLES BARZUN

    Review of We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century, by Erwin Chemerinsky

    August 21, 2019
  • The Presence of Loss

    By MARK TUSHNET

    Review of Legacies of Losing in American Politics, by Jeffrey K. Tulis and Nicole Mellow

    August 14, 2019
  • Relaunching August 2019

    By  The Editors

    July 22, 2019
  • Eighteenth Century Law in the Twenty-First Century

    By R. H. HELMHOLZ

    Review of Commentaries on the Laws of England, by William Blackstone

    October 20, 2017