Book Review, Gary Hart, Restoration of the Republic

Neighborhood Revitalization American Outlook, March 14, 2003 by George W. Liebmann Gary Hart, Restoration of the Republic: The Jeffersonian Ideal in Twenty-First Century America (Oxford University Press, 2002), 292 pages, $26 In late middle life, former U.S. senator Gary Hart pursued a PhD from Trinity College, Oxford, producing as his thesis this book on the […]

Book Review: Supermac: The Life of Harold Macmillan

Book Review (Chronicles Magazine) D. A. Thorpe, Supermac: The Life of Harold Macmillan (London: Chatto and Windus, 2010, 879pp.) by George W. Liebmann This is a state-of-the-art British political biography. Mr. Thorpe has written biographies of Home, Eden and Selwyn Lloyd as well as shorter studies of Lord Curzon, ‘Rab’ Butler and Austen Chamberlain. His […]

Review of Jack Balkin, What Brown v. Board of Education Should Have Said

Liebmann and Shively,P.A.:Local Government and Education Law Home Hamdan and the Law Federalism and Criminal Law Creating Community in Planned Communities (Conference) Common Law Tradition: A Collective Portrait (On-line Lecture) Review of Victor Klemperer, The Lesser Evil: Diaries 1945-1969 Review of Sarah Binder, Stalemate: The Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock Review of Gabriel Schoenfeld, […]

Review of Sarah Binder, Stalemate: The Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock

Liebmann and Shively,P.A.:Local Government and Education Law Home Hamdan and the Law Federalism and Criminal Law Creating Community in Planned Communities (Conference) Common Law Tradition: A Collective Portrait (On-line Lecture) Review of Victor Klemperer, The Lesser Evil: Diaries 1945-1969 Review of Sarah Binder, Stalemate: The Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock Review of Gabriel Schoenfeld, […]

Review of Gabriel Schoenfeld, The Return of Anti-Semitism

Liebmann and Shively,P.A.:Local Government and Education Law Home Hamdan and the Law Federalism and Criminal Law Creating Community in Planned Communities (Conference) Common Law Tradition: A Collective Portrait (On-line Lecture) Review of Victor Klemperer, The Lesser Evil: Diaries 1945-1969 Review of Sarah Binder, Stalemate: The Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock Review of Gabriel Schoenfeld, […]

Smarter than the French: A Review of Reitz’s Moral Crisis

The French are smart. They have two words for education, not one. One word means “instruction.” It is what people get when they go to Harvard law school or a school for hairdressers. At both places, people are taught facts, concepts and useful skills. The other word means “education.” It suggests the training one gets […]

Practical Feminism: A Review of Fox-Genovese’s Reevaluation of Feminism

For the vast majority of men, the basic pattern of life has not changed in 3,000 years. As young boys, males play, go to school; later, they get jobs, get married, raise families. Life is now more competitive than it used to be, and the rhythm of life accelerated as students learn computer science and […]

A Conservative Robespierre: A Review of Bork’s Gomorrah

Tod Lindberg contends that the winning Republican coalition of the 1980s is cracking up. The state legislatures, the governorships, the Congress – all are increasingly Republican, while the presidency has now twice gone Democratic for the first time since FDR. Lindberg argues that practical Republicanism sells at the local level. But the Republicans’ ideology does […]