March 5, 1999
Book Says Bolder Isn't Better in Rulings by the Supreme Court
Cass Sunstein's argument reflects a growing skepticism among liberal thinkers about the role of the judiciary
If Justices are meant to resolve constitutional conflicts with bold rulings and ringing rhetoric, then the current Supreme Court under Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist would seem to have a modest legacy.
Take the issue of gay rights. Three years ago, the Court tackled the controversy over