In the first chapter of The Chickenshit Club, Eisinger tells of a meeting at the Southern District office, in which then-District Attorney James Comey asked all of the lawyers who had never lost a case to raise their hands. Comey then informed the puffed-up attorneys that they were members of what he and his friends called “the Chickenshit Club.”
Constitutional Orthodoxy (n.) — adhering to the codified processes that were established within the Constitution as defined by the States (founders) during the ratification process. Consequently, the founders dictated and enumerated the limitations and scope of the general government as a delegated entity within the Hybrid Constitutional Republic. Returning to Constitutional Orthodoxy is the only course that will preserve the Constitution, Individual Liberty, and the Republic.
As a professor, it takes courage to stand up for your values when you are being publicly condemned by your fellow faculty, the dean of your school, student groups and a media mob.