On Treating Like Cases Alike
By Anthony de Jasay
Should government be bound by a constitution that upholds equality before the law consistently, or should it allow case-by-case favoritism? In their ambitious book, Politics by Principle, Not Interest, Nobel laureate economist James Buchanan and co-author Roger Congleton argue that only the former will do, yet implementation of their favored approach must overcome daunting challenges.
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|Fall 2006||When Fair Is Not Just and Just Is Not Fair|
|Winter 2004/05||Liberalism, Loose or Strict|
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