Roundtable

On the Rule of Law

The table of contents for our Spring 2018 issue.

By Lapham’s Quarterly

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly, Rule of Law, is now on newsstands. With original essays by Lewis H. Lapham, Erica Benner, Joan Cocks, Richard Cohen, William Hogeland, and Ralph Nader; Voices in Time contributions by Anne Boleyn, Catherine the Great, Frederick Douglass, Emma Goldman, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Immanuel Kant, Abraham Lincoln, John Stuart Mill, Madame Roland, Arundhati Roy, and others; and art by Albrecht Dürer, El Greco, and others.

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Rule of Law, the Spring 2018 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly.

INTRODUCTORY
Cover | Head from a statue of Amenhotep I, Thebes, c. 1525 BC
Program Notes | Among the Contributors
Map | Super Pacts
Preamble | Lewis H. Lapham, Due Process

VOICES IN TIME
Call to Order
2002: Montgomery, AL | Myron H. Thompson
594 BC: Athens | Plutarch
1807: Fontainebleau | Napoleon Bonaparte
1977: Monarch Bay, CA | David Frost & Richard Nixon
1898: Cairo | Muhammad al-Muwaylihi
1909: Albania | M. Edith Durham
c. 1350: Prato | Giovanni Boccaccio
1516: Bruges | Thomas More
483 BC: India | The Bhikku Patimokkha
1857: New York City | Frederick Douglass
1693: Boston | Cotton Mather
1964: Johannesburg | Nat Nakasa
c. 654: Visigothic Kingdom | The Visigothic Code
2015: London | David Graeber
1910: New York City | Emma Goldman
1748: Paris | Montesquieu
c. 250 BC: Qin | Han Fei
1999: Alexandria, VA | Janet Malcolm
1976: Buenos Aires | Jacobo Timerman
1878: London | Edith Simcox
2007: Delhi | Arundhati Roy
1869: Avignon | John Stuart Mill
c. 1180 BC: Argos | Euripides
1964: Ithaca, NY | Richard Feynman
1748: Turin | David Hume
1979: New York City | Moon Treaty
1793: Sainte-Pélagie Prison | Madame Roland

Reasonable Doubt
2017: Washington, DC | Paul Butler
1893: Boston | Lucy Stone
1536: Tower of London | Anne Boleyn
1915: Prague | Franz Kafka
c. 1250 BC: Thebes | Egyptian Book of the Dead
1975: Midlands | E.P. Thompson
c. 120: Rome | Juvenal
1758: Oxford | William Blackstone
c. 5000 BC: India | Mahabharata
1831: Washington, DC | John Marshall
c. 1953: Laguna Pueblo | Leslie Marmon Silko
c. 1230: France | The Death of King Arthur
1838: Charleston, SC | John Lyde Wilson
527: Constantinople | Edward Gibbon
1791: Paris | Olympe de Gouges
1633: Rome | Galileo Galilei
c. 1000: Lögberg | Njál’s Saga
1887: Sils Maria | Friedrich Nietzsche
1780: Olney | William Cowper
1926: New York City | Mary Ware Dennett
1865: Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
1452: Rome | Poggio Bracciolini
1990: Stanford, CA | Angela Y. Davis
1785: Königsberg | Immanuel Kant

So Ruled
2000: Toronto | Ellen Ullman
c. 1683: Amsterdam | John Locke
1897: Boston | Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
1842: Paris | Eugène Sue
1574: Greenwich | Elizabeth I
1970: Chicago | Jon Wiener
1821: St. Petersburg | Joseph de Maistre
c. 1191: Fustat | Moses Maimonides
1893: Washington, DC | Horace Gray
c. 1950: Aba | T. Obinkaram Echewa
c. 1140: Bologna | Gratian
1867: Edo | Okuni Takamasa
1947: Nuremburg | International Military Tribunal
1838: Springfield, IL | Abraham Lincoln
1767: St. Petersburg | Catherine the Great
2015: Los Angeles | Jill Leovy
1546: Eisleben | Martin Luther
195 BC: Rome | Livy
1991: Yellow Springs, OH | Antioch Student Handbook
2000: Luanda | Rafael Marques
1879: Argentina | José Hernández
1938: Moscow | Nikolay Bukharin
1717: Windsor | Nathaniel Boothe
2010: Washington, DC | John Paul Stevens
1852: London | Charles Dickens

FURTHER REMARKS
Essays
The World’s Greatest Outlaw | Richard Cohen
Separation of Power | William Hogeland
Immune from the Law? | Joan Cocks
Land of the Lawless | Ralph Nader
The Daimons’ Wisdom | Erica Benner

Departments
Conversations | al-Mawardi, Ginsburg, Whitney
Miscellany | Pirate Equity, Penance Cleanser, Bird Verdicts
Glossary | Bumbailiff, Hoosegow, Waif
Sources | Readings & Art