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Review of Chapter 4 of Rule of Law: Judgment versus Discretion

Note: Thus far, I have reviewed the first three chapters of Tom Bingham’s classic Rule of Law. (See here, here, and here.) Today, I will review Chapter 4. Judge Bingham draws a key distinction between “judgment” and “discretion” in Chapter … Continue reading

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Business Law and Strategy

I am taking a break from my break from blogging (sorry!) to report that the new edition of my undergraduate textbook Business Law and Strategy, which I co-wrote with my esteemed business law colleagues Sean Melvin and David Orozco, was … Continue reading

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Break from blogging

I will resume blogging in the next day or two. In the meantime, below are a few more pictures of our new puppy Nugget:

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Sunday songs

Following up on this prompt from Sheree via Bee H. (see here), I am posting two songs “specific to me and my beloved” (Sydjia, my wife of 10+ years now) from 2010, the year we started dating. The first one … Continue reading

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What is Richard Posner’s legacy?

That is the question posed in this recent essay/intellectual biography “The Mystery of Richard Posner” by one Corbin K. Barthold, a lawyer in San Francisco. (FYI: Here is a shorter version of Barthold’s essay. Hat tip: The Amazing Tyler Cowen.) … Continue reading

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Does the Caribbean need a think tank?

Last week, the Amazing Tyler Cowen linked to this blog post (twice!) calling for more “dynamism and progress in the Caribbean” (see screenshot below). While I agree with these goals (who can be against “dynamism” and “progress”?), the Humean skeptic … Continue reading

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Friday Hip Hop Classic: C&C Music Factory

Following up on this fun prompt via my fellow co-blogger Sheree (hat tip: Bee H.), I am posting this classic from my young adult years, when I was still a student at the Yale Law School. During those years, I … Continue reading

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Review of Chapter 3 of Rule of Law: An Anomaly

Chapter 3 of Tom Bingham’s book Rule of Law not only surveys the main sources of law in Britain–statutes and legislation, judge-made law and cases (the common law), as well as European and international law–it also identifies an enormous anomaly … Continue reading

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Flagging the flaggers!?

Last night, during another bout of insomnia, I opened YouTube and poked around that glorious site. At one point, YouTube’s secret algorithms enticed me with this one-hour lecture by Professor Josiah Thompson, a first-generation JFK assassination researcher whose 1967 book … Continue reading

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It’s Black History Month!

Here are some of my previous black history posts: 2014, 2015a, 2015b, 2017, and 2021.

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