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The transition failures in times like Bob Dylan sings about in Ring Them Bells:
It's rush hour now on the wheel and the plow,
and the sun is going down upon the... Read more
The author has written a lively and thorough analysis of the place of individual "constitutional" rights in times of national emergencies, such as the "war" on... Read morePublished on July 24, 2013 by J. Eaton
This book, Not A Suicide pact - The constitution in a Time of National Emergency by Appellate Justice Richard A. Read morePublished on September 29, 2011 by Fredrick P. Wilson
To couch this review and Posner's argument, I paste a quote from Posner himself found the in The New Republic. Read morePublished on September 24, 2008 by Christopher M. Mcclelland
In another, perhaps better world, Judge Posner would have been a Republican nominee for the Supreme Court. His age reputedly barred him in this one. Read morePublished on April 18, 2008 by Bertram Wooster
As a layman I found Posner's book to be a very interesting way to learn about the issues with constitutional law not only in a time of crisis, but in general. Read morePublished on April 7, 2008 by Jeffrey Van Wagoner
Federal Appeals Court Judge Richard A. Posner is known for being both prolific and controversial. In addition to authoring one of the most important academic treatises in the field... Read morePublished on November 19, 2007 by D. Mataconis
This is an intellectual approach towards whether or not we allow civilian rights to be infringed upon in times of crisis and what that allows, leading towards an almost... Read morePublished on September 3, 2007 by William D. Tompkins
The bottom line is Posner's analysis lacks any historical basis or credibility. The "founding fathers" lived during an era much more perilous than "post 9/11" life in the United... Read morePublished on August 12, 2007 by Along Red River of the North