Professor Stephen L. Carter, author of "Civility: Manners, Morals, and the Etiquette of Democracy," shares his thoughts on the issue of civility in politics, an issue that has recently come into the national spotlight. Following the Tucson tragedy, President Obama declared that "only a more civil and honest public discourse can help us face up to the challenges of our nation in a way that would make [the victims] proud." The Yale Law Republicans and the Yale Law Democrats invite you to consider the nature of civility and how it should restrain our opposition in politics.

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