Barack Obama's positions on major issues have been described as nuanced, compromised, centrist or insincere. They might be all or some of these things, says law professor Kyron Huigens, but many of them are also legally sophisticated. Recognizing Obama's thinking as that of a legal scholar clarifies his stances on controversial political issues such as warrantless wiretapping and the Supreme Court's recent decision on the death penalty, Huigens writes.
Barack Obama, Legal Scholar
Special to Law.com
July 15, 2008
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