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Slippery Slope Mechanisms



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Slippery slope arguments have their place, but I agree with Ramesh that it is important to identify how A creates a slippery slope that will lead to B in order to use B as an argument against A. For the definitive treatment of the subject, see Eugene Volokh’s Harvard Law Review article: “The Mechanisms of the Slippery Slope” on his website in html and PDF.



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