The purpose of this chapter is to attack a caricature of legal theory that has for too long dominated the profession. 1 The caricature suggests that law is impersonal, objective, in the strong sense that its procedures conform to an external truth and that there are correct answers to legal questions because there is an all-encompassing principle for dispute resolution. Moreover, it is claimed that these factors constitute a constraint on judges sufficient to bar their use of personal, political, or policy preferences in the resolution of cases. This mask of neutrality, I argue, is a myth that is used to justify the domination of the powerless by the powerful.