A conversation with Jennie Ikuta about her new book, Contesting Conformity (Oxford University Press, 2020). Hear more interviews from The Political Theory Review.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has rocked the nation. It has inserted the Court, whether they like it or not, into the epicenter of the presidential election. Yet, her passing in the heat of a presidential election crystalizes a deeper problem in American politics: The Supreme Court’s outsized influence in the […]
Many were drawn to the on-line symposium The First Amendment and Religious Liberty, featuring chapters from the just published Cambridge Companion of the same name. I especially benefited from essays by Donald Drakeman and Marc DeGirolami. But missing was a chapter on the big event coming this autumn in the U.S. Supreme Court, when the […]
The problem of legitimate resistance to tyranny – how a people should resist a tyrant – is perennial. Scholars have recently called into question that which was once considered established beyond doubt – that the Revolution and American independence were both necessary and good. Americans today may indeed face challenges similar to those of colonial […]