iconoclasm, civil rights, constitutional law, United States, courts, faith, Supreme Court of Canada
Coming as it does in the midst of all the palaver over political correctness within the American academic community, The Hollow Hope is, if nothing else, an opportune articulation of iconoclasm in the debate over civil rights and constitutional law in the United States.' Professor Rosenberg's questioning of the "cult of the court" provides a welcome expression of healthy skepticism towards an institution which conventional myth reveres beyond its due.
Ian Holloway, "The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change?" (1992) 15:2 Dal LJ 664.