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Legal Theory Bookworm: "Why Does Inequality Matter?" by Scanlon

The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Why Does Inequality Matter? by  T. M. Scanlon.  Here is a description:  Inequality is widely regarded as morally objectionable: T. M. Scanlon investigates why it matters to us. Demands for greater equality can seem puzzling, because it can … Continue reading

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"Why Is It Wrong To Punish Thought?" by Mendlow

Gabriel Mendlow (University of Michigan Law School, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor – Department of Philosophy) has posted "Why Is It Wrong To Punish Thought?"" (Yale Law Journal, Vol. 127, p. 2342, 2018) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:… … Continue reading

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"Why Alcohol Is Still the Most Dangerous Drug"

The title of this post is the headline of this lengthy new article in Governing magazine. Interestingly, the article does not once mention marijuana, but it is still a sobering read against the backdrop of the often-stated refrain of marijuana … Continue reading

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"Why Do We Care So Much About Privacy?"

From The New Yorker: The Muzak case is not in Igo’s book, but plenty else is. She takes on telegraphy, telephony, instantaneous photography (snapshots), dactyloscopy (fingerprinting), Social Security numbers, suburbanization, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Fourth Amendment jurisprudence, abortion rights,… … Continue reading

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