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The Death of the Republic?


A crisis of governability is on the horizon. The century ahead will bring political extremism, demagogic populism, and increased lawlessness. So warns Yale Law School Professor Bruce Ackerman ’67 in his latest book, The Decline and Fall of the American Republic.

The Winter 2011 issue of the Yale Law Report includes an excerpt from Ackerman’s book, in which he lays out the threat facing the nation.

Read the Law Report article here.

Learn more about Bruce Ackerman and The Decline and Fall of the American Republic.