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Post date: Posted on: April 11, 2014

Editor's note: early in the life of this blog we attempted to provide a famous quotation from legal history, sometimes with extensive commentary and historical perspective (see here) in a piece entitled "Legal Quote of the Week."  It's

Tags: Courts, Legal History, Legal Industry
Post date: Posted on: April 1, 2014

Martin Lipton, inventor of the "poison pill" and co-founder of the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, spoke at the Corporate Law Institute last week, with

Tags: Corporations, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: February 10, 2014

NASA is beginning to work with private companies towards exploration and exploitation of the Moon, according to the Verge.com.

Tags: Administrative Law, Commerce, International Law, Legal History, Legal Industry, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: January 13, 2014

At Mosaic Magazine, Joshua Berman writes on a variety of issues in Jewish law or halakha, and in particular the distinction between statutory and common-law approaches to the law.

Tags: Comparative Law, Legal History
Post date: Posted on: January 3, 2014

Last week, we reported the passing of law and economics pioneer Walter Oi.

Tags: Law & Economics, Legal History, Legal Industry, Professional News
Post date: Posted on: December 31, 2013

For fun, as we complete our (very) last minute tax year transactions, let’s ponder some tax quotations from 20th century politicians—

Tags: Legal History, Taxation
Post date: Posted on: December 30, 2013

Walter Oi, a pioneer in the field of law and economics, died Sunday, January 29, 2013 at the age of 84. I had the privilege of taking Professor Oi's class at the University of Rochester, but I didn't know many of the fascinating details of his life until long after I met him.

Tags: Law & Economics, Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: December 14, 2013

In a recent post, Eugene Volokh briefly analyzes the US Supreme Court cases leading up to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRP).

Tags: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Labor and Employment, Legal History, Legislation

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