Pride and Pessimism in the Courts

Stuntz, William J.
February 1997
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb1997, Issue 70, p22
Comments on the optimistic and pessimistic attitudes of U.S. people about law. Influence of the attitudes to the libertarianism of the law; Contribution of liberal democracy to optimism and pessimism about the law; Details of the abandonment of legal limits on liability under the U.S. law in the interest of getting people to behave right.


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