Posted on: July 4, 2018

About the Declaration there is a finality that is exceedingly restful. It is often asserted that the world has made a great deal of progress since 1776, that we have had new thoughts and new experiences which have given us a great advance over the people of that day, and that we may therefore very well discard their conclusions for something more modern. But that reasoning can not be applied to this great charter. If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final.

Tag: Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: June 25, 2018
Bloomberg Businessweek has a feature on the commoditization of "virtual real estate":
Last month, Ryan Kunzmann went to a bar in New York to see his 58,000 square feet of property. No, it’s not the world’s biggest bar—his holdings are virtual.
Tag: Real Estate / Real Property, Technology & Law
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Our friend and former colleague Tim Holly has published a thoughtful piece on 19 Del. C. § 709B, which (along with similar restrictions passed and under consideration in other states) places restrictions on an employer's right to inquire about a prospective hire's past compensation history.

Tag: Constitutional Law, Labor and Employment, Legal Theory, Legislation
Posted on: June 14, 2018

On the Federalist Society website, J. Kennerly Davis, a former Deputy Attorney General for Virginia and retired corporate executive, discusses management’s duty to restore the rule of law. He begins:

Tag: Administrative Law, Corporations, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory