• The Unsettling Voice of Clarence Thomas

    By CONNOR M. EWING

    Review of The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, by Corey Robin

    January 22, 2020
  • Political Philosophy and the Search for the Possible

    By BRIAN KOGELMANN

    Review of In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy, by Katrina Forrester

    January 15, 2020
  • Breaking Capitalism’s Spell

    By GERALD J. RUSSELLO

    Review of The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity, by Eugene McCarraher

    January 08, 2020
  • Elizabeth Strout’s Compassionate Realism

    By CHARLIE TYSON

    Review of Olive, Again, by Elizabeth Strout

    December 18, 2019
  • Involving Orcs

    By ANDREW KOPPELMAN

    Review of Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed, by Lisa Duggan

    December 12, 2019
  • 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