More “Vitiating Paradoxes”: A Response to Steven D. Smith

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Article by: Paul Horwitz 41 PEPP. L. REV. 943 (2014) If I were to select a candidate for Legal Theory Trends That Should Have Been, one of my first nominees would be Conservative Critical Legal Studies. The list of key...

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Theorists, Get Over Yourselves: A Response to Steven D. Smith

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Article by: Andrew Koppelman 41 PEPP. L. REV. 937 (2014) Steven D. Smith is one of our most powerful critics of contemporary liberal theory. He has an acute sense of the hidden flaws and gaps in contemporary conventional wisdom. Even...

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Does Shariʿa Play a Role in Turkey?

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Article by: Russell Powell 41 PEPP. L. REV. 1101 (2014) This essay introduces my empirical research exploring Turkish perceptions of law and religion. I returned from Istanbul in the summer of 2013, having recently completed the data collection. I have...

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Response: Situating Ourselves in History

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Article by: Steven D. Smith 41 PEPP. L. REV. 983 (2014) On the verge of the new millennium, the eminent historian Jacques Barzun, possibly the most learned person then alive, observed that as the twentieth century was winding down “...

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The Last Chapter?

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Article by: Steven D. Smith 41 PEPP. L. REV. 903 (2014) In November 2011, Stanford law professor (and former federal judge) Michael McConnell debated Harvard law professor Noah Feldman at Georgetown University on the topic “What’s So Special about Religious...

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The End of Religious Freedom: What is at Stake?

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Article by: Nelson Tebbe 41 PEPP. L. REV. 963 (2014) Warnings can be heard today that the American tradition of religious freedom is newly imperiled and may even be nearing exhaustion. Steven Smith is an eloquent and accomplished herald of...

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