“Why the Democrats Will Not Go Into Battle Over Alito,” Financial Times, 2 November 2005, p. 21.

“History Almost Passed Her [Rosa Parks] By,” Los Angeles Times, 27 October 2005, p. B13.

“Rosa Parks: Modest Hero, Civil Rights Icon,”  Christian Science Monitor, 26 October 2005, pp. 2-3.

“Presumed Guilty,” Washington Post Book World, 23 October 2005, p.3. (Nate Blakeslee, Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in a Small Texas Town).

“Harriet Miers: She’s No John Roberts,” The American Prospect Online, 4 October 2005.

“Roe v. Wade Revisited,” The Green Bag 9 (Autumn 2005): 71-81. (Jack M. Balkin, ed., et al., What Roe v. Wade Should Have Said).

“A Revealing Look Back at Deep Throat,” Chicago Tribune, 7 August 2005, pp. XIV-1, 4. (Bob Woodward, The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate’s Deep Throat).

Terry McDermott, Perfect Soldiers: The Hijackers: Who They Were, Why They Did It, in Wilson Quarterly 29 (Summer 2005): 119-20.

“The Big Struggle Over the Supreme Court Lies Ahead,” Financial Times, 21 July 2005, p. 15.

“All Was Right—and Wrong—With the World,” Los Angeles Times Book Review, 10 July 2005, p. R5. (Karl Fleming, Son of the Rough South).

“The Accidental Jurist,” The New Republic, 27 June 2005, pp. 36-41. (Linda Greenhouse, Becoming Justice Blackmun).

“When [Supreme] Court Clerks Rule,” Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2005, p. M5.

“The Brains Behind Blackmun,” Legal Affairs, May-June 2005, pp. 26-34.

“Searching for Answers,” Chicago Tribune, 1 May 2005, pp. XIV-1, 5. (Joseph Lelyveld, Omaha Blues: A Memory Loop).

“Baring Their Souls,” Chicago Tribune, 3 April 2005, pp. XIV-4-5. (Legs McNeil and Jennifer Osborne, The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry).

“Pro-Choice Groups Giving Up Too Much?,” Christian Science Monitor, 23 February 2005, p. 9.

“The Once and Future Supreme Court,” American History, February 2005, pp. 28-36. (Reprinted in Bruce Stinebrickner, ed., American Government 06/07 [Dubuque, IA: McGraw-Hill, 2006, 89-93]).

“A Courtside View of the Highest Judicial Activists in the Land,” Los Angeles Times, 28 January 2005, p. E30. (Mark Tushnet, A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court and the Future of Constitutional Law).

“Two Books Focus on the Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi,” Chicago Tribune, 16 January 2005, p. XIV-4 (Todd Moye, Let the People Decide, & Mark Newman, Divine Agitators).

“An Awkward Alliance,” Washington Post Book World, 16 January 2005, p. 4. (Nick Kotz, Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America).

“Crimes of History,” Wilson Quarterly 29 (Winter 2005): 112-114. (Peter Charles Hoffer, Past Imperfect).