IN THE REVIEW

Criminal Behavior

Nuremberg and Vietnam: An American Tragedy

by Telford Taylor
Since last year many people have been taking more seriously the claim that the precedents of the Nuremberg trials are somehow relevant to what the United States has done and is doing in Vietnam. The shift in thought and attitude is striking. Only a few years ago Dr. Howard Levy …

Contempt of Court

The Supreme Court and the Idea of Progress

by Alexander Bickel
Professor Bickel’s book has had more attention than most books by law professors—even when they write about the Supreme Court. I was not in the United States when the book was published, but I saw several newspaper columns and a rather long article in Time magazine about the book, all …