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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
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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