Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “law”

What The Law Is For

David Brooks, in a Passover frame of mind, writes about the virtues …

Posted April 15th, 2014

Not Guilty By Reason Of Being Kennedy

PeterK asks, “Do members of the Kennedy family ever take responsibility for …

Posted February 27th, 2014

‘Philomena’ And Moral Blindness

The new film Philomena is about an Irish woman whose illegitimate child …

Posted December 9th, 2013

The Catholics Left Out In The Cold

Laurie Goodstein of The New York Times reports today on conservative American …

Posted November 10th, 2013

Katrina Cops Go Back To Square One

This is a shocker, a real shocker: Citing “grotesque prosecutorial misconduct” on …

Posted September 17th, 2013

Caleb Stegall: A Rising Front Porch Republican

This is great news! My friend and philosophical confrère Caleb Stegall has …

Posted September 3rd, 2013

Religious Liberty, Artistic Freedom Rollback In New Mexico

A unanimous ruling by the New Mexico Supreme Court held that a …

Posted August 23rd, 2013

NSA Spying On Americans

According to an internal NSA audit leaked by Edward Snowden to the …

Posted August 16th, 2013

Our Elite Governing Caste

Pennsylvania’s Attorney General refuses to do what the law of her state …

Posted July 11th, 2013

Woodward As Washington Icon

Glenn Greenwald says Bob Woodward’s attack on Obama for only deploying one …

Posted February 28th, 2013

Newtown: A Ghastly Sign Of Progress?

Writing from the UK, reader Roger McCarthy points out that one reason …

Posted December 16th, 2012

Darkness Of ‘The New Enlightenment’

Eight years ago, Fr. Jape examined a Yale Law Review article staking out …

Posted December 4th, 2012

What To Do With The Heretics?

Look, let me make one thing clear: I am certain that same-sex …

Posted August 1st, 2012

If The Law Is a Teacher…

If the law is a teacher, both embodying and conveying particular moral …

Posted July 3rd, 2012