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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]
8 Mar 2010, 5:17 am by Jonathan H. Adler
. *  * * UPDATE: The original signatories, as reported in Politco, were Benjamin Wittes, Robert Chesney, Matthew Waxman, David Rivkin, Philip Bobbitt, and Peter Keisler.  [read post]
11 Feb 2010, 5:03 pm by Ian Bartrum
As Philip Bobbitt said “law is something we do, not something we have”.   [read post]
2 Feb 2010, 8:06 am by Ian Bartrum
You should know first that I endorse, and work within, Philip Bobbitt's approach to constitutional argument and interpretation.  [read post]
31 Dec 2009, 2:09 pm by Kenneth Anderson
That's part of what makes it so "relentlessly tactical," as I have quoted Philip Bobbitt (one of the grand strategists, one of the few who can strategically link military history and strategy, diplomacy, and law). [read post]
10 Nov 2009, 6:00 am
Columbia's Philip Bobbitt sued the law firm formerly known as Milberg Weiss this week for allegedly messing up a class action suit. [read post]
27 May 2009, 10:35 pm
Here's the abstract:This article builds on Philip Bobbitt's Wittgensteinian insights into constitutional argument and law. [read post]
2 Dec 2008, 5:07 pm
This article builds on Philip Bobbitt's remarkable work in constitutional theory, which posits a practice-based constitution based in six accepted "modalities" of argument. [read post]
23 Nov 2008, 1:32 pm
A quick book round-up from the Reno airport, of all places: Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-first Century by Philip Bobbitt is taken up in the December 4 issue of the New York Review of Books by David Cole (subscription required for access). [read post]
24 Oct 2008, 9:29 pm
Meet Columbia law prof Philip Bobbitt -- no relation to John and Lorena Bobbitt, presumably -- who was recently profiled in the New York Observer: Through some combination of gossip, online stalking, hounding their teaching assistants and perusing the Facebook group "Phillip [sic] Bobbitt is Our Hero," students piece together the following:Professor Bobbitt, who is 60, arrived at Columbia only 18 months ago, after three decades at the… [read post]
20 Oct 2008, 10:48 pm
In this respect, Posner's opposite number is not a usual liberal suspect like Laurence Tribe, but Philip Bobbitt, who argues for the value of multiple modalities of interpretation.Posner won praise from liberals for criticizing Robert Bork's originalism when Bork was nominated for the Court. [read post]
27 Sep 2008, 8:11 am
McCain would undoubtedly have picked Terror and Consent, by my friend Philip Bobbitt, which could certainly serve as the basis for further questions by an informed moderator.I never want to see Jim Lehrer moderating a debate again. [read post]
11 Sep 2008, 12:20 pm
In today's NYT, superprawf  Philip Bobbitt and former senator and ambassador John C. [read post]
24 Apr 2008, 4:32 am
On this, see my colleague Philip Bobbitt's new book Terror and Consent . [read post]
16 Apr 2008, 6:07 am
" I think an intimate familiarity with this history helps in placing the Torture Memos in perspective.At the risk of sounding pedantic or patronizing (and I'm in no position to be either): A formal legal argument may of course be egregiously unprincipled and unethical, apart from its constitutional implausibility, but the legal profession might also seek to demonstrate (and to some degree already has) whether or not Yoo evidenced basic competency in the "grammar of legal… [read post]
12 Apr 2008, 11:25 am
TERROR AND CONSENT: The Wars for the Twenty-First Century by Philip Bobbitt (Alfred A. [read post]
12 Apr 2008, 9:04 am
(On this, see Niall Ferguson's review of my friend and colleague Philip Bobbitt's new book on Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-first Century, which will appear in tomorrow's New York Times.) 4) I have also recently read William Stevenson's The Man Called Intrepid, about all sorts of irregular and illegal activities that book place both in Great Britain and the United States prior to the formal outbreak of World War II. [read post]
17 Feb 2008, 2:04 pm
   I love Philip Bobbitt's work in Constitutional Interpretation and Constitutional Fate, almost Talmudic in how it sees each issue from every side, and shows how every form of constitutional argumentation can be used for just about any substantive position. [read post]
25 Jan 2008, 2:21 pm
  Whether or not "we are all ___ now" as constitutional law scholars, in the classroom we are all Philip Bobbitt now. [read post]