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Post date: Posted on: May 7, 2013

At Volokh.com, Randy Barnett discusses the PBS series Constitution USA, which airs tonight.  The series, hoste

Tags: Constitutional Law, Legal History
Post date: Posted on: May 6, 2013

In the Wall Street Journal, Richard Epstein has thoughts about the state and future of the legal industry, including a skeptical review of Stephen J.

Tags: Law & Economics, Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: May 2, 2013

In the field of law, it behooves us to remember that we stand on the shoulders of giants.  The following quotes, from various ancient Mesopotamian legal codes

Tags: Agency, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Comparative Law, Contracts, Courts, Legal History, Real Estate / Real Property
Post date: Posted on: April 23, 2013

"Whoever takes goods (on credit) and becomes bankrupt, then again takes goods and again becomes bankrupt, then takes goods again and yet again becomes bankrupt is to be put to death after the third time."

Tags: Bankruptcy, Comparative Law, Creditor / Debtor Law, Legal History, Legal Theory, Structured Finance
Post date: Posted on: April 15, 2013

“He that bereaves my will, which by God’s permission I have now made, let him be bereaved of these earthly joys; and may the Almighty Lord – cut him off from all holy men’s communion in Doomsday; and be he delivered to Satan, the Devil and all his cursed companions to hell’s bottom, and there be

Tags: Agency, Legal History, Trust Law, Wills & Estates

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