Maverick in the Courtroom: Stand up for limited government and property rights, and you’ll usually stand alone


Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace

Author(s): Richard A. Epstein

Research Area: Justice

Keywords: Law; Justice; Maverick

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


It’s no secret why the left/right coalition in the Senate ostracizes the constitutional maverick. No politician will vote for judges who will limit their political prerogatives.