Book review: “The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial Hero” by Peter S. Canellos

I'm reading again, and I started with the biography of Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan, The Great Dissenter I hadn't heard of Harlan before. He fought for the civil rights of African Americans from the bench in a time when white America had turned their backs. In his dissents, he called out the hypocrisy of his colleagues and set the legal footwork for the next generation.

Book Review of Brunson’s “God and the IRS”

I added this book after the announced publication by Sam Brunson, one of the bloggers I follow on By Common Consent. I'm not very familiar with tax law; I just go with whatever the all-knowing TurboTax algorithm calculates for me. But the intersection between religion and tax law seems particularly relevant in today's world where... Continue Reading →

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