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22 Mar 2012, 12:56 pm by Benjamin Wittes
See Philip Bobbitt, Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-first Century 403.  [read post]
22 Mar 2012, 12:07 pm by Guest Blogger
Philip Bobbitt[The following is an argument for the constitutionality of the individual mandate, written in the form of an amicus brief. [read post]
14 Mar 2012, 10:24 am by Ken Kersch
I would think, for instance, that Wilkinson would like the approach to the question taken in Philip Bobbitt’s book Constitutional Fate: A Theory of the Constitution (Oxford, 1984), which sets out, not a single “best” method, but surveys a variety of valuable and defensible interpretative approaches, all of which are held as arrows in a judge’s quiver. [read post]
4 Feb 2012, 12:13 pm by Kenneth Anderson
I also authored several essays for it, on the United Nations and global governance, Francis Fukuyama on neoconservatism, Philip Bobbitt on terrorism and the state, that were translated into a Spanish that made me out to be much smarter than I am.  [read post]
3 Feb 2012, 9:13 am by Kenneth Anderson
(Kenneth Anderson) Philip Bobbitt is an old and dear friend, and I was privileged to meet his bride, the marvelous Maya Ondalikoglu, at a dinner in California last month.   [read post]
2 Feb 2012, 10:01 am by David Lat
Professor Philip Bobbitt In 2008, we profiled celebrity law professor Philip Bobbitt. [read post]
19 Nov 2011, 7:34 pm by The Book Review Editor
Most of the offerings avoid polemic; a notable exception is the editors’ own introductory essay, which has an oddly sneering tone directed particularly at Philip Bobbitt and his book Terror and Consent.   [read post]
6 Nov 2011, 6:06 am by Kenneth Anderson
As Philip Bobbitt once remarked to me about fighting terrorism as an example of national security as strategy, the problem of applying cost benefit analysis in any serious way to these problems, as a consensus way forward, is that the serial minimalism of CBA leads to narrow incrementalism.   [read post]
5 Nov 2011, 7:40 am by Benjamin Wittes
The interrogation of Guy Fawkes–which was not pretty–and its interesting relation to modern interrogation disputes is also the subject of a brief but fascinating discussion in Philip Bobbitt’s monumental book, Terror and Consent:  The Wars of the Twenty-First Century.  [read post]
9 Oct 2011, 11:47 am by Kenneth Anderson
(Kenneth Anderson) So concludes constitutional law and national security scholar Philip Bobbitt, in an email comment to Ben Wittes at Lawfare.   [read post]
9 Oct 2011, 7:23 am by Benjamin Wittes
Columbia law professor Philip Bobbitt, author of Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-First Century, writes in with the following comments in response to my comments on the Charlie Savage story: I don’t know if this is a “middle way” but I would have preferred that the Administration take the position that an internal legal memo is privileged, and that maintaining that privilege is pretty important to the Executive Branch; that for that reason it was irresponsible of… [read post]
21 Sep 2011, 12:40 pm by Benjamin Wittes
As Philip Bobbitt puts it: There is a virtually universal conviction that the constitutional rights of the People and the powers of the State exist along an axial spectrum. [read post]
13 Dec 2010, 8:43 pm by Kenneth Anderson
(Kenneth Anderson) I have just returned from a poetry reading at the Library of Congress, the awarding of the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt prize in poetry, hosted by Rebekah Bobbitt’s son, Columbia and UT law professor and my dear friend Philip Bobbitt.   [read post]
13 Oct 2010, 6:57 am by Robert Chesney
  * The Dynamic Relationship Between Law and Strategic Context: The American experience in Iraq lends support to the argument, associated with Philip Bobbitt, that law and strategic context exist in dynamic relationship. [read post]
12 Oct 2010, 7:58 am by Jacob Katz Cogan
The convergence thesis also warns, however, that the opposite can be expected to happen in the criminal justice system as it comes to shoulder more of the load in terms of national security.The Dynamic Relationship Between Law and Strategic Context: The American experience in Iraq lends support to the argument, associated with Philip Bobbitt, that law and strategic context exist in dynamic relationship. [read post]
29 Jun 2010, 9:44 am by UChicagoLaw
For those of us who insist to our students that a historical approach to constitutional law (as, for example, Philip Bobbitt lists among his six modalities of constitutional argument) need not be an originalist approach, and that larding a brief with a few citations to The Federalist does not amount to historical analysis, the McDonald decision suggests that the originalism-history equivalence remains distressingly fixed.  [read post]
29 Jun 2010, 9:29 am by Alison LaCroix - Guest
For those of us who insist to our students that a historical approach to constitutional law (as, for example, Philip Bobbitt lists among his six modalities of constitutional argument) need not be an originalist approach, and that larding a brief with a few citations to The Federalist does not amount to historical analysis, the McDonald decision suggests that the originalism-history equivalence remains distressingly fixed.  [read post]
30 Apr 2010, 8:17 am by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Like Zolo, they see it as inescapably an instrument of politics, but they draw very different conclusions, disparaging international law as a passive-aggressive means of curtailing American power, a cheap trick practised by European elites and other anti-American cosmopolitans.”And some of Zolo’s alternative “solutions” sound strangely similar if not identical to those either envisaged or proposed by Philip Bobbitt in his grandiose tome, The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace,… [read post]