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Post date: Posted on: August 28, 2018

'WHEREAS divers Persons are holden in Slavery within divers of His Majesty's Colonies, and it is just and expedient that all such Persons should be manumitted and set free, and that a reasonable Compensation should be made to the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slave

Tags: International Law, Legal History
Post date: Posted on: July 4, 2018

About the Declaration there is a finality that is exceedingly restful.

Tags: Legal History, Legal Theory
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: 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
Post date: Posted on: May 18, 2017

"[M]aking good bourbon likely will do more productive good for society than this litigation."

Tags: Commercial Litigation, Courts, Equity / Chancery

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