• The Travails of Plymouth Colony

    By LAEL WEINBERGER

    Review of They Knew They Were Pilgrims: Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty, by John G. Turner

    November 25, 2020
  • The Legacy of Police Power

    By MOHAMMED ALLEHBI

    Review of Police Power in the Italian Communes, 1228-1326, by Gregory Roberts

    November 18, 2020
  • To Secure a Liberty of the Press?

    By TREVOR ROSS

    Review of The Revolution in Freedoms of Press and Speech: From Blackstone to the First Amendment and Fox’s Libel Act, by Wendell Bird

    November 11, 2020
  • The Inescapable Pull of Our Unsatisfying Electoral College

    By KEITH E. WHITTINGTON

    Review of Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?, by Alexander Keyssar

    November 02, 2020
  • Figures in the Judge’s Carpet

    By ROBERT SPOO

    Review of Artefacts of Legal Inquiry: The Value of Imagination in Adjudication, by Maksymilian Del Mar

    October 28, 2020
  • A Farewell to Arms

    By MICHAEL FALCONE

    Review of The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World, by Samuel Zipp

    October 21, 2020
  • The End of the Criminal Law?

    By ERIC J. MILLER

    Review of Criminal Law in the Age of the Administrative State, by Vincent Chiao

    October 15, 2020
  • Are We There Yet?

    By DAVID LEOPOLD

    Review of Foretelling the End of Capitalism: Intellectual Misadventures Since Karl Marx, by Francesco Boldizzoni

    October 07, 2020
  • What Shocks Humanity's Conscience?

    By BOYD VAN DIJK

    Review of Shocking the Conscience of Humanity: Gravity and the Legitimacy of International Criminal Law, by Margaret M. DeGuzman

    September 30, 2020
  • Breaking News: Germany Aims for Empire

    By SARAH NELSON

    Review of News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945, by Heidi J.S. Tworek

    September 23, 2020
  • How Do We Begin Again?

    By NICHOLAS BUCCOLA

    Review of Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Ownby Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

    September 17, 2020
  • The Remaining Goodness in America

    By TIAN ATLAS XU

    Review of The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy, by Michael Kimmage

    September 09, 2020
  • Arctic Reckonings

    By ERIKA MONAHAN

    Review of Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait, by Bathsheba Demuth

    September 02, 2020
  • Liberal Conservatism

    By ANDREW KOPPELMAN

    Review of How to Be a Conservativeby Roger Scruton

    August 26, 2020
  • Champagne and Socialism

    By JOHN OWEN HAVARD

    Review of The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes, by Zachary D. Carter

    August 19, 2020
  • Privacy Must Be Defended

    By SUN-HA HONG

    Review of The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern Americaby Sarah E. Igo

    August 13, 2020
  • Parliamentarism Recidivus

    By NOAH A. ROSENBLUM

    Review of Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weberby William Selinger, and Parliament the Mirror of the Nation: Representation, Deliberation, and Democracy in Victorian Britainby Gregory Conti

    April 16, 2020
  • Is Historical Knowledge Philosophically Interesting?

    By MAKSYMILIAN DEL MAR

    Review of The Philosophical Structure of Historical Explanationby Paul Roth

    April 02, 2020
  • The Future of Political Islam?

    By RACHEL M. SCOTT

    Review of The Caliphate of Man: Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thoughtby Andrew F. March

    March 18, 2020
  • The “New Asylums”—and the Old

    By ANN HEFFERNAN and KAREN TANI

    Review of From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945, by Anne E. Parsons

    March 12, 2020