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Professor Volokh Comments On "Slippery Slope Theory" in The Week Article
June 25th -- Professor Eugene Volokh comments on "Slippery Slope Theory" in a The Week article. With recent decisions made by President Obama and the U.S. Supreme Court, more Americans are concerned that the government is consistently operating on a worst-case scenario basis.
UCLA Law Professor Eugene Volokh comments that many Americans use metaphors like the "slippery slope theory" in a negative manner. He feels that these people ultimately obscure their own vision by applying this metaphor to government decisions too often.