Ideology and Book Selection

Should one take into account the ideology of the authors and editors when choosing course books "bearing in mind that you're sending revenue their way?" It's become an issue in the academic legal blogosphere. What do you think? Take our poll on Law Librarian Blog at


The concept of dirty money became obsolete when the Catholic Church got into banking 900 years ago.

And why don't they mention any names? What the hell are they talking about? I've bought books by dried out pornographers (Ann Coulter), preening bullies (Bill O'Reilly) and the scum of the earth (Kevin Trudeau, Woody Allen, Lee Atwater, Newt Gingrich.)

I don't work for me. I work for my patrons.

Shut up and play, boys.