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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: 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: 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: August 14, 2013

In conjunction with the publication of Chapter 11 of Business Law Basics, a round-up of quotes about the U.S. Constitution:

Tags: Constitutional Law, Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: June 7, 2013

When litigants wish to settle their dispute among themselves, even while they are on their way to appear before the Prætor, they shall have the right to make peace; and whatever agreement they enter into, it shall be considered just, and shall be confirmed.

Tags: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Comparative Law, Courts, Legal History
Post date: Posted on: May 21, 2013

For with law shall our land be built up and settled, and with lawlessness wasted and spoiled.

Tags: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Legal History, Real Estate / Real Property, Torts
Post date: Posted on: May 11, 2013

"Anyone may arrange his affairs so that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which best pays the treasury. There is not even a patriotic duty to increase one's taxes.

Tags: Legal History, Taxation

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