The article discusses the author's contention that the rule of law in places such as America can be redeemed through virtue as of 2015, and it mentions inconsistent understandings of the nation's rule of law, as well as several historical contributions from individuals such as the late philosophers Plato and Aristotle regarding the idea of the rule of law. Substantive (positive) legal rights are examined, along with judicial review and prosecutorial discretion.
Wright, R. George
"The Rule of Law: A Currently Incoherent Idea that Can Be Redeemed Through Virtue,"
Hofstra Law Review: Vol. 43
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/hlr/vol43/iss4/6