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M. Glenn Abernathy

M. Glenn Abernathy (1921-1990) was professor emeritus in the Department of Government and International Studies at the University of South Carolina. He was the author of four books, including The Right of Assembly and Association and Civil Liberties Under the Constitution.


Time In the Courts

In Justice Accused, Professor Robert Cover, of the Yale Law School, has produced an interesting combination of legal history and jurisprudential analysis. As legal history the book is excellent. The analysis of the judicial role does not come off quite so well, but it is nonetheless intriguing because the author has selected such diverse instruments as literary analogy, game-models, linguistics, and dissonance theory to examine the dilemma of the antislavery judge who was confronted with “the choice between the demands of role and the voice of conscience.”