Category Archives: Literature

Exit, voice, and boilerplate

Note: This is the fifth of six blog posts on Nate Oman’s new book The Dignity of Commerce: Markets and the Moral Foundation of Contract Law. Now that we have surveyed Professor Oman’s chapter on contract remedies (see our 3/21 … Continue reading

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Self-correcting contracts?

Note: This is the fourth of six blog posts in which we review Nate Oman’s new book The Dignity of Commerce: Markets and the Moral Foundation of Contract Law. After tackling the legal doctrine of consideration in Chapter 5 (see … Continue reading

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The superfluous legal doctrine of consideration?

Note: This is the third of a series of blog posts in which we review Nate Oman’s new book The Dignity of Commerce: Markets and the Moral Foundation of Contract Law. As we mentioned in a previous post, Part I … Continue reading

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“Facebook 101”

This summer, we are teaching a large undergraduate course (n = 305) on “the legal and ethical environment of business.” Specifically, we will focus on the founding of Facebook–as depicted in the bestseller “The Accidental Billionaires” by Ben Mezrich–to explore … Continue reading

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Bookcase/Staircase

 Happy birthday, Sydjia! Hat tip: Spicebar (via imgur).

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Borgesian infinite regress

“On some shelf in some hexagon [within the Library of Babel], it was argued, there must exist a book that is the cipher and perfect compendium of all other books *** How was one to locate the idolized secret hexagon … Continue reading

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Twitter poem

Sifting through my digital detritus some rare moments of light while others speak only of the weight I wish to escape Poem courtesy of Cheri Lucas Rowlands

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