In the preface to his indispensable, if sometimes exasperating, volume on Political Justice, Professor Otto Kirchheimer canvassed the various contributions to the literature of his subject. "Finally", he wrote, "there are the legal theorists, whose intellectual efforts stand in inverse ratio to their influence on actual practice.
Francis A. Allen,
The Crimes of Politics: Political Dimensions of Criminal Justice,
Law Quadrangle (formerly Law Quad Notes)
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