May 2007 Vol. 105 No. 7 THE REVIEW

Correspondence: God vs. the Gavel: A Brief Rejoinder

Douglas Laycock

I recently reviewed God vs. the Gavel by Professor Marci Hamilton, and she published a brief response. My review briefly summarized the book and then made three principal points, addressing Hamilton’s institutional competence thesis, her “no-harm” principle, and the remarkable number of legal and factual errors in the book. In this reply, I will review each of these points in turn.

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