DISCUSSION 1: 150 WORD MINIMUM
Do you identify more with what the book calls the individual-rights perspective or the public-order perspective? What experiences have you had that might explain your affinity for that perspective?
What are the relative merits of the individual-rights perspective, and what are the merits of the public-order point of view? How can the goals of both perspectives be balanced in contemporary society?
Do you see a trend in our society in favor of individual rights or public-order interests? What recent examples support your opinion?
DISCUSSION 2: 150 WORD MINIMUM
Do you think that our system of justice works towards balance? Why or why not? What would be some examples of balance or imbalance?