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2 Feb 2020, 11:48 am by Sandy Levinson
 The answer is not really, for a simple reason:  In terms of what Philip Bobbitt has labeled the "modalities" of constitutional argument, Dershowitz is focusing relentlessly on one of them, "textualism," which relies for its strength on a naive approach to language that can be summarized by "what meaning of 'no' do you not understand? [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]
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]
11 May 2007, 10:25 am
Constitutional arguments, as Philip Bobbitt has shown us, draw on text, original intent, the constitutional structure, precedent, ethical considerations, and prudence. [read post]
25 Mar 2020, 10:38 am by Jack Goldsmith, Ben Miller-Gootnick
“Before Virus Outbreak, a Cascade of Warnings Went Unheeded,” declared the New York Times headline. [read post]
4 Dec 2017, 4:00 am by Bob Bauer
Philip Bobbitt raised this possibility in May of this year, and the facts that have since come to light add support to his conjecture. [read post]
1 Apr 2015, 11:21 am by Cody Poplin
Last night’s deadline for a political agreement on Iran’s nuclear program came and went with no news of a deal. [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]
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]
5 Sep 2017, 5:30 am by Matthew Waxman
One hundred years ago today—on September 5, 1917—Charles Evans Hughes famously argued that “the power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully. [read post]
20 Jul 2017, 11:00 am by Jane Chong
According to Philip Bobbitt, in bribery terms, Trump "came perilously close to violating the constitution" during his private January dinner with then-FBI director James Comey when he asked if Comey wanted to keep his job and then “raised the subject of Comey terminating the Russia investigation. [read post]