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Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?

Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2007, 11:19:16 PM »
^Thank god. Rand blows.

Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2007, 11:48:22 PM »
You're obviously not a Rand fan.

Honestly, is anyone really a Rand fan?

Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2007, 11:52:17 PM »
^Thank god. Rand blows.

True.

Commie bastards. Why don't you two move to Israel and join a kibbutz? Even better, go out in the woods, meditate naked, and become "one" with the universe.

Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2007, 11:55:38 PM »
You're obviously not a Rand fan.

Honestly, is anyone really a Rand fan?

Where art thou Hank?

Really, the only people I've ever met that have actually claimed to be Rand fans were trying waaayy too hard to be pretentious and "intellectual," when in reality all they did was read The Fountainhead and thought it was "deep."

Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2007, 12:14:39 AM »
I'm interested in Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law (so basically I'm in love with the Bill of Rights).  Does anyone know of any schools that have a special focus in this area?  And does it really matter which school you go to if you have a particular style of law in mind? 

hippy bleeding heart liberal. the bill of rights was designed by the mob of lesser humans in order to keep the strong and powerful aristocratic few from enjoying their manifest destiny, and will one day be destroyed through the actions of heroes.


You're confused.

The BOR was designed as a check on the tyranny of the majority, and implicitly protects the superior individual from the masses.

You may, however, have a beef with the equal protection clause, or the Civil Rights Act.

Why would a superior individual need rights? A superior individual does what he wants, when he wants, and doesn't need some piece of paper telling him what he's entitled to. Only when the weak bind together do they establish rights for themselves, so that those greater than they cannot destroy them.

Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2007, 08:41:15 AM »
I would like to go into this field also

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Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2007, 08:56:52 AM »
I'm interested in Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law (so basically I'm in love with the Bill of Rights).  Does anyone know of any schools that have a special focus in this area?  And does it really matter which school you go to if you have a particular style of law in mind? 

hippy bleeding heart liberal. the bill of rights was designed by the mob of lesser humans in order to keep the strong and powerful aristocratic few from enjoying their manifest destiny, and will one day be destroyed through the actions of heroes.


You're confused.

The BOR was designed as a check on the tyranny of the majority, and implicitly protects the superior individual from the masses.

You may, however, have a beef with the equal protection clause, or the Civil Rights Act.

Why would a superior individual need rights?

To protect him or her from the looting masses, a la Ayn Rand novels.

More mysterious than how many people admire Rand's philosophy is how horrified some people are (like Andrew) of her even being mentioned.  There is something about her ideas that they fear.  I'm with Lindbergh--what's wrong about valuing human creativity and the individual spirit?  That's what the thrust of her philosophy is all about.  It has just never seemed that controversial to me. 

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Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2007, 09:05:52 AM »


More mysterious than how many people admire Rand's philosophy is how horrified some people are (like Andrew) of her even being mentioned.  There is something about her ideas that they fear.  I'm with Lindbergh--what's wrong about valuing human creativity and the individual spirit?  That's what the thrust of her philosophy is all about.  It has just never seemed that controversial to me. 

I'm all for creativity and the individual spirit.  That's not my problem with her at all.

What is your problem with her then?  You've never made it clear.  You just take pot shots whenever you get a chance. 

Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2007, 12:56:40 PM »

What is your problem with her then?  You've never made it clear.  You just take pot shots whenever you get a chance. 

Assuming a zero sum game, for starters.

explain. using cool economic terms doesn't mean *&^% unless you can explain why you believe as you do.

Re: Who Has Good Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law Programs?
« Reply #19 on: June 26, 2007, 01:10:59 PM »
I'm interested in Civil Liberties and Constitutional Law (so basically I'm in love with the Bill of Rights).  Does anyone know of any schools that have a special focus in this area?  And does it really matter which school you go to if you have a particular style of law in mind? 

hippy bleeding heart liberal. the bill of rights was designed by the mob of lesser humans in order to keep the strong and powerful aristocratic few from enjoying their manifest destiny, and will one day be destroyed through the actions of heroes.


You're confused.

The BOR was designed as a check on the tyranny of the majority, and implicitly protects the superior individual from the masses.

You may, however, have a beef with the equal protection clause, or the Civil Rights Act.

Why would a superior individual need rights?

To protect him or her from the looting masses, a la Ayn Rand novels. 

Again though, in a war of all against all, what would happen? the strong individuals would destroy the weak individuals. it's only when the weak individuals collectivize themselves that they are able to overcome the stronger few, and it's only when individuals collectivize that law and right are established.