Schools for Misrule

Schools for Misrule

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The trouble is, as Walter Olson explains in this book, our elite law schools keep churning out ideas that are catastrophically bad for America. Rights to sue anyone over anything in class actions? Hatched in legal academia. Court orders mandating mass release of prison inmates? Ditto. The movement for slavery reparations? Court takeovers of school funding, at taxpayers' expense? It's not by coincidence, Olson argues, that these bad ideas all tend to confer more power on the law schools' own graduates. In the overlawyered society that results, they are the ones who become the real rulers. And the worst is yet to come, the book demonstrates, as a fast-rising movement in the law schools demands that sovereignty over U.S. legal disputes be handed over to international law and transnational courts.Corporation alleging that it had wrongfully failed to inform buyers of its popular new audio device, the iPod, that listening to music at too high a volume might harm their hearing. Applea#39;s user guide actually did contain language warning of suchanbsp;...

Title:Schools for Misrule
Author:Walter K. Olson
Publisher:Encounter Books - 2013-10-10


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