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Cass R. Sunstein, Virtues and Verdicts( 德沃金《法袍正义》书评)

2010年10月11日 2 条评论

Justice in Robes
By Ronald Dworkin
(Harvard University Press, 308 pp., $35)

During their recent confirmation hearings, John Roberts and Samuel Alito insisted on the importance of “following the law,” and of distinguishing between a judge’s personal moral commitments and his views about the Constitution. In drawing this distinction, both nominees recapitulated a discussion in the presidential debates of 2004, when the candidates were asked what kind of person they would appoint to the Supreme Court. President Bush replied, “I would pick somebody who would not allow their personal opinion to get in the way of the law. I would pick somebody who would strictly interpret the Constitution of the United States.” Senator Kerry agreed. He said, “I don’t believe we need a good conservative judge, and I don’t believe we need a good liberal judge.… I want to make sure we have judges who interpret the Constitution of the United States according to the law.” 阅读全文…

Cass R. Sunstein joins Harvard Law faculty

2010年4月18日 没有评论

旧闻一篇。里面关于孙斯坦的评价还有些意思。比如,a person whose passion for reasoned intellectual inquiry is contagious and who raises the level of everyone around him。

全文转自:www.law.harvard.edu/news/2008/02/19_sunstein.php

sunstein_webCass R. Sunstein

Renowned legal schol ar and political theorist Cass R. Sunstein ’78 has accepted an offer to join the Harvard Law School faculty, Dean Elena Kagan ’86 announced today. Sunstein, currently a tenured professor at the University of Chicago Law School, will begin teaching at HLS in the fall. He will also become director of the new Program on Risk Regulation. 阅读全文…

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