Jethro K. Lieberman

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In periodicals and journals

Making Sense of the Constitution: A Primer on the Supreme Court and Its Struggle to Apply Our Fundamental Law
    by Walter M. Frank, 128 Political Science Quarterly (Spring 2013), pp. 174-175.
Interpreting the Founding: Guide to the Enduring Debates over the Origins and Foundations of the American Republic
    by Alan Gibson, Political Science Quarterly (Winter 2006-07), pp. 716-717.
Silencing the Opposition: Government Strategies of Suppression of Freedom of Expression
    by Craig R. Smith, ed., 13 N.Y. Law School J. of Human Rights 699 (1997).
“Harlan without Relish”
    Review of John Marshall Harlan, Great Dissenter of the Warren Court by Tinsley Yarbrough, 36 N.Y.Law School Law Review 243 (1991).
The Rule of Experts, Occupational Licensing in America
    by S. David Young, Washington Monthly, July, 1987.
Total Justice
    by Lawrence M. Friedman, 71 A.B.A.J. 86 (June, 1985).
Money and Justice, Who Owns the Courts?
    by Lois G. Forer, 70 A.B.A.J. 94 (June, 1984).
    by William F. Buckley, Venture, August, 1983, p. 111.
Justice under Law?
    by Jerold S. Auerbach, The New York Times Book Review, June 5, 1983, p. 13.
The Age of Triage
    by Richard L. Rubenstein, Venture, February, 1983, p. 115.
Partisan Justice
    by Marvin E. Frankel, 27 N.Y.L.S.L.Rev. 695 (1981).
“Law, Business, and Economics, a Roundup Review”
    The New York Times Book Review, January 16, 1977, p. 16.

In Business Week

The Best Defense
    by Alan M. Dershowitz, June 28, 1982, p. 7.
The Vineyard of Liberty
    by James MacGregor Burns, March 15, 1982, p. 12.
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
    by N.N. Hirsch, March 30, 1981, p. 9.
Naming Names
    by Victor Navasky, October 27, 1980, p. 18.
Without Fear or Favor
    by Harrison Salisbury, June 23, 1980, p. 14.
The Brethren
    by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong, Jan. 14, 1980, p. 10.
The Man Who Kept the Secrets
    by Thomas Powers, Dec. 3, 1979, p. 12.
Progress for a Small Planet
    by Barbara Ward, Sept. 10, 1979, p. 12.
To Set the Record Straight
    by John J. Sirica, May 14, 1979, p. 10.
Herbert Hoover
    by David Burner, February 12, 1979, p. 10.
The Million Dollar Lawyers
    by Joseph C. Goulden, December 4, 1978, p. 14.
Hugo Black and the Judicial Revolution
    by Gerald T. Dunne, May 16, 1977, p. 16.
Power, Inc.
    by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen, December 6, 1976, p. 14.
Where the Law Ends
    by Christopher D. Stone, August 25, 1975, p. 7.
No Place to Hide
    by Alan LeMond and Ron Fry, July 7, 1975, p. 8.
The Benchwarmers
    by Joseph C. Goulden, Dec. 14, 1974, p. 15.
The Adversaries
    by Edward Linn, February 16, 1974, p. 10.

Selected Works

A retort to friends who thought it was time to thin out the bookshelves.
A critique of hypotheticals as a tool for judging the thought of others.
For students studying constitutional law: what it's about, how to learn it, in language easy to grasp.
Political Theory, Government
Resuscitates liberalism as a practical political doctrine.
On writing clear, readable, and persuasive prose. 3d edition published January 2016
An article on the sins of scholarly writing — and a video to boot.
Constitutional Law
The meaning of the Constitution, and how it has changed over time, on the eve of its bicentennial.
Law and Society
The first book to seek the underlying causes for, and consequences of, America’s growing urge to sue.
A searching look at the moral disarray of the post-Watergate lawyers' code of ethics.
Terrorists take over the United Nations and commit a series of atrocities to free their imprisoned soldiers. An Israeli agent to the rescue. Sounds familiar, but this appeared in 1978, before some of the things imagined had ever played out.
Edited anthologies.
Articles in the popular press, pamphlets, and more.