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This is Not a Law Review Article

By Pierre Schlag * March 31, 2016 Keywords: law review article, absurd, cass sunstein Abstract: This short piece [does not] describe the form, structure and vexations of the law review article qua scholarly artifact. It also [does not] contain Professor … Continue reading

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The Law Review Article

Just posted on ssrn and bepress: The Law Review Article By Pierre Schlag * March 11, 2016   Keywords: law review article, absurd, cass sunstein, Abstract: This very short piece describes the form, structure and vexations of the law review … Continue reading

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American Absurd

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Italy and The Case Method

Last week I was in Italy for a couple lectures.    I love going to Europe for talks.  Among other things, it reminds me how cloistered and parochial we are in the American legal academy.  It shakes me out of my … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Product Placement

Legal education has its detractors, but most law schools would fare well when compared to Full Sail University, the for-profit school offering various degrees in the entertainment field. As reported in the New York Times, Full Sail U offers, among … Continue reading

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Middleness, Moderation, Compromise, and Other Inflexible Positions

Some Democratic politicians and commentators are wistfully wondering whether Occupy Wall Street and its national counterparts might not be a progressive equivalent of the right’s Tea Party Movement. A bit late–dontcha think?   And ironic as well.  Because it signifies a … Continue reading

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David Brooks v. Belgium

David Brooks has a column this morning, “The Lost Decade,” in which he describes our bad economy as an “emergent condition”—one where the condition (viewed as a whole) is worse than the sum  of its parts.  He then suggests that … Continue reading

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