Sunday, May 07, 2017

Fake news. How about fake law?

What has happened to non=partisan professionalism? Glenn Reynolds says that with Trump's rise it has
turned out to be a lie pretty much everywhere it’s been tested.
Glenn links to a post by Marc O. Degirolami in the Weekly Standard. He writes,
Just as fake news spreads ideologically motivated misinformation with a newsy veneer, fake law brings us judicial posturing, virtue signaling, and opinionating masquerading as jurisprudence. And just as fake news augurs the end of authoritative reporting, fake law portends the diminution of law's legitimacy and the warping of judges' self-understanding of their constitutional role.
Go here to read his examples.

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