“Harry Potter and the Half-Crazed Bureaucracy” (Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, May 2006)

BENJAMIN BARTON
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

This Essay examines what the Harry Potter series (and particularly the most recent book, The Half-Blood Prince) tells us about government and bureaucracy. There are two short answers.

(If you want to find out what the answers are, you’ll have to read the whole thing. I have no interest in Harry Potter, and I still find this funny).