David L. Tubbs

David L. Tubbs is a fellow at the Witherspoon Institute and teaches politics at King’s College in New York City.

The Politics of Humanity

 

From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional LawBy Martha C. Nussbaum(Oxford University Press, 256 pages, $21.95) In ways that are inspiring to some and infuriating to others, many Americans continue to oppose the “gay rights” movement and “same-sex marriage.” To the consternation of secular liberals, much of this opposition is grounded in religious faith. […]

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Revisiting Judicial Review

 

Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme CourtBy James MacGregor Burns (Penguin Press, 326 pages, $27.95) In contemporary legal scholarship, few persons on the left question the legitimacy of judicial review. Despite displeasure with certain rulings, liberals rarely challenge the authority of courts to invalidate statutes and […]

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