In the time I have here with you today I would like to offer the beginnings of an answer. It does not lie in the distance between the court’s traditions and Manton’s conduct. That would be too easy. At base, I think the answer lies in something far more subtle and interesting: the relationship between acentral tradition of the Second Circuit and one of the great questions we face ...
routinization in the private settlement market, see generally Samuel Issacharoff & John Fabian Witt, The Inevitabilityof Aggregate Settlement: An InstitutionalAccount of American Tort Law, 57 VAND. L. REV. 1571
John Fabian Witt, Social Histories of International Law, in INTERNATIONAL LAW IN THE U.S. SUPREME COURT 164–87 (David L. Sloss, Michael D. Ramsey & William S. Dodge eds., 2011). 31. See LAWRENCE M ... Annapolis. Just as European 38. E.g., MARTTI KOSKENNIEMI, THE GENTLE CIVILIZER OF NATIONS (2001). 39. See JANIS, supra note 37, at pp. 51–94; see also JOHN FABIAN WITT, LINCOLN’S CODE: WAR AND HUMANITY IN
an earlier version of this article. This article is an edited version of the oral presentation given by John Fabian Witt at the September 19-20, 2005 Legal Scholarship Symposium honoring Nadine ... Strossen and her work as a scholar and activist. 1. John Fabian Witt, Crystal Eastman and the InternationalistBeginnings of American Civil Liberties, 54 Duke L.J. 705, 709 (2004). What I would like to try