Black and Bluebook.

Beyond the expected brilliant insight into being an administrator of justice, Judge Richard Posner’s latest book, Reflections on Judging, contains some strong opinions on that usually most uncontroversial of topics, citations: Posner appears to believe that following the Bluebook is about as bad as rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic — and by reverse order of […]

Scalia and Hercules and the Umpire.

Regardless of whether you love him, hate him, or are pleasantly amused by him (I’ll leave you guessing as to which one I am) New York‘s interview with Justice Antonin Scalia is a must-read. For a legal nerd like me, the most interesting part is Scalia’s claiming to “repudiate” that he is a “faint-hearted” originalist (this […]