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Post date: Posted on: November 23, 2017

On October 31, 1777, following the Colonial victories over British General John Burgoyne in the Battles of Saratoga, Henry Laurens of South Carolina, then President of the Continental Congress, appointed a committee of Richard Henry Lee of Virginia, Samuel Adams of Massachusetts, and General Dani

Tags: Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: October 29, 2017

Earlier this month, the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Institute for Law and Economics (ILE) made the following announcement:

Tags: Corporations, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Law & Economics, Legal History, Mergers and Acquisitions
Post date: Posted on: October 22, 2017

In the New Hampshire Bar News, Dan Wise discusses the rising interest in civics education:

Tags: Constitutional Law, Fiduciary Duties, Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: September 18, 2017

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Cons

Tags: Legal History
Post date: Posted on: July 31, 2017

Today is Milton Friedman’s birthday. He had many great quotes; here are three of them:

Tags: Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: July 30, 2017

Yesterday was Alexis De Tocqueville’s birthday. The following is from a 1962 article by Robert Schuettinger, a graduate student under Prof. F. A.

Tags: Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: July 4, 2017

If, as I have said, the things already listed were all we had had to contribute, America would have made no distinctive and unique gift to mankind.

Tags: Legal History, Legal Theory

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