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Ronald Dworkin, who died this year at eighty-one, was one of the leading legal philosophers of his generation. He was also widely known outside the field thanks to his perch at the New York Review of Books, where he offered what one obituary called “bracingly liberal views” on current issues in U.S. constitutional law. Even his sparring partners greatly admired him. Cass Sunstein, a Harvard Law professor who shared Dworkin’s liberal politics but disagreed with aspects of his...
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Paul Horwitz is Gordon Rosen Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law and author of The Agnostic Age: Law, Religion, and the Constitution (Oxford) and First Amendment Institutions (Harvard).