Trusting Laws, Trusting Others

Berger, Peter L.
April 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1996, Issue 62, p12
Comments on the rule of law statement that implies the moral superior arrangement of men for the ordering of common life. Conception of law in Western civilization; Impact of trust on the expansion of the rule law; Use of code of ethics in professions.


Related Articles

  • THE PILLARS OF MODERN AMERICAN CONSERVATISM. Regnery, Alfred S. // Intercollegiate Review;Spring2012, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p3 

    This essay discusses the pillars of modern conservatism in the U.S. The first pillar of modern conservatism is liberty, followed by tradition and order. The rule of law as the third pillar while belief in God is the last pillar. The way to understand the four pillars is said to be to view them...

  • Lessons we can draw from Mad Max. Moran, Alan // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Jul2006, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p41 

    The article provides some insights into principles relevant to property rights, freedom to trade and the rule of law, specifically in Australia. Western civilizations clearly had no monopoly over notions of property rights, freedom to trade and the rule of law. Many Islamic states and many...

  • A TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY ETHOS FOR THE LEGAL PROFESSION: WHY BOTHER? Krieger, Judge Marcia S. // Denver University Law Review;2009, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p865 

    The article focuses on the significance of inculcating professional ethos to law students which relate to the emergence of the Cycle of Cynicism in the U.S. It notes the importance of what lawyers believe about the law and legal institutions in accordance with how law affects lives in the...

  • Vindicating the Rule of Law: The Role of the Judiciary. O'Connor, Sandra Day // Chinese Journal of International Law;2003, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p1 

    Focuses on the principles essential to a judiciary committed to the Rule of Law. Importance of an independent judiciary to the Chinese Constitution; Function of judicial codes of ethics; Step taken by the Supreme People's Court of China to ensure the independence and integrity of the judiciary.

  • Conflict within Islamic Civilisation: The Challenge of Disentangling Culture from Religion. AHMAD, IMAD-AD-DEAN // Global Dialogue;Winter/Spring2004, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p1 

    The article focuses on the conflict between Islam and democratic principles such as human equality, the rule of law, and the right of the people to select their leaders. It discusses how the entangling of evolved cultural notions and the fundamentals by Westerners and Muslims has resulted in the...

  • Why West Is Best. Johnson, Paul // National Review;12/3/2001, Vol. 53 Issue 23, p18 

    The article discusses reasons why good societies emerge more in Western civilization than in others. According to the author, the freedom enjoyed in Western society under the rule of law and constitutional government explains both the quality of its civilization and its wealth. According to the...

  • GRIAVANCE COMMISSION. Grossman, Glenn M. // Maryland Bar Journal;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p61 

    In this article, the author focuses on the benefits of the legal profession and motivated prospective lawyers for generations to provide aspiration to young law students to seek membership to the Maryland Bar Association, while addressing professional responsibility classes of various law...

  • Code revises use of 'admin calling.'. Wiggins, Kaye // Third Sector;4/27/2010, Issue 612, p1 

    This article deals with the impending publication of a revised code of practice by the Institute of Fundraising on charities' administrative call process.

  • Mentor in the Making. KOEHLER, NATALIE COBB // Texas Bar Journal;Jul2011, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p656 

    The author discusses the concept of mentorship and its need in legal profession. The author also explains some ways by which one can find a trustworthy and ethical mentor for true guidance and to build a healthy relationship with a mentor. Further, the author briefs about how this relation helps...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics