19 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Date Written: July 26, 2011
This recount of Justice Harlan's opinions during the Warren Court finds his opinions at odds with the Warren Court's typical notions of progress. Yet this paper also finds that Justice Harlan held truth to be a paramount value, sometimes foregoing a rigid sense of justice in favor of what he held to be the truth.
Keywords: Justice Harlan
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Van Alstyne, William W., The Enduring Example of John Marshall Harlan: 'Virtue as Practice' in the Supreme Court (July 26, 2011). William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-106; New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 1991. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1895580