No Litmus Test

No Litmus Test

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The courts and, indeed, the law itself are under assault from both right and left. By analyzing the most pressing controversies of our day, No Litmus Test defends the possibility of principled legal decision-making against the attacks of both the right and the left. From Bush v. Gore to the war in Iraq, No Litmus Test demonstrates that even when the law provides no clear-cut right answers, it offers tools for distinguishing good arguments from bad ones.E.g., Robert Scheer, Op-Ed., Backing Gonzales is BackingTorture, L.A. Times, Jan. 4, 2005, at B13 (aquot;[P]erhaps to help Gonzales get through the hearings, the Justice Department only last week quietly slipped new guidelines onto its website anbsp;...

Title:No Litmus Test
Author:Michael C. Dorf
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2006-01-01


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