Issues 17:09 Harold Berman

Answering to a Higher Authority: The Life and Legacy of Harold J. Berman
Author: Matt Sieger

Answering to a Higher Authority: The Life and Legacy of Harold J. Berman Harold J. Berman, who taught law at Harvard for 37 years and at Emory University for two decades, said that he, like all children, started studying the subject at a very young age. Belief in law...

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The Law and the Tablets
Author: Matt Sieger

The Law and the Tablets How do the interpreters of the law handle the Law these days? A recent case before the Supreme Court regarding free speech concerned a group named Summum, which wanted to post its Seven Aphorisms” alongside a Ten Commandments monument in...

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In The Little Shtetl Of Vaysechvoos: The Missing Rabbi
Author: Susan Perlman

Settling a legal dispute in the shtetl of Vaysechvoos is no easy thing. After all, the czar had made sure that Jews were prohibited from the civil court system, and that was probably a good thing, since what kind of justice would a Jew find in the czar’s Russia?...

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