The Yale Law Journal

Lillian R. BeVier


What Ails Us?

Lillian R. BeVier

112 Yale L.J. 1135 (2003)

Is American democracy sick? If so, what ails it? More importantly, can the disease be cured? Can its symptoms be alleviated by imaginative and well-crafted laws? Or is it a genetic disorder embedded in the DNA of modern representative government and thus unlikely to yield to…