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Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Point/Counterpoint: Democratic Legitimacy

Capitol Building (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Capitol Building (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Supreme Court Building (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Capitol Building (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Scholars David DeCosse and Brian Buckley explore the factors that cause citizens in a democracy to have faith in the law.

Why Should We Obey the Law?
By David DeCosse, director of campus ethics

Roe v. Wade and the Right to Vote
By Brian Buckley, senior lecturer in philosophy 
Nov 15, 2018