The Law: Specialist in Variety

The modern philosopher had told me again and again that I was in the right place, and I still felt depressed even in acquiescence. But I had heard that I was in the wrong place, and my soul sang for joy, like a bird in spring.

—G.K. Chesterton

Charles Black, professor of jurisprudence at Yale Law School and one of the nation's leading constitutional scholars, is having trouble finding a publisher for the book he cares about most. He has no problem with his outpouring of legal prose. His handbook on impeachment, published last...

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