Judging Judge Posner

For those of you with some time, here’s a link to a review written by Ninth Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt of Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner’s book Not a Suicide Pact — The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency, published in the April edition of the Michigan Law Review. Thumbnail summary: Posner’s premise that courts should defer without question to the executive on national security matters is a very bad idea.

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One Response to Judging Judge Posner

  1. laurabethnielsen says:

    This makes me want to have a category called DUH! (not you Jeff, the conclusion of the reviewer). Um, we have 3 branches for a reason. Sheesh.

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