Michael B. Brennan Reviews Principles and Heresies by Kevin J. Smant

June 3, 2007

Michael B. Brennan

Civilized society seeks to achieve a proper balance between freedom and order. Law is often the arbiter. The tension between liberty and order is litigated ubiquitously, from criminal courts to the “war-on-terrorism” cases. While appellate courts adjudicate this balance, the debate over government imposition on individual liberties has its deep roots in a philosophical and historical exchange....

Michael B. Brennan Reviews "Principles and Heresies" by Kevin J. Smant