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
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
NASA is beginning to work with private companies towards exploration and exploitation of the Moon, according to the Verge.com.
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.
Last week, we reported the passing of law and economics pioneer Walter Oi.
For fun, as we complete our (very) last minute tax year transactions, let’s ponder some tax quotations from 20th century politicians—
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.
In a recent post, Eugene Volokh briefly analyzes the US Supreme Court cases leading up to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRP).