Let’s kill all the lawyers

As a law professor, I have a soft spot for lawyer movies.

Philadelphia is high on my list of favorites. In a particularly memorable scene, Tom Hanks’s character, Andrew Beckett, is lying on his deathbed. At his side is his lawyer, Joe Miller, played […]

How to disarm your enemies

“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”
― Abraham Lincoln

Political discourse has taken a particularly nasty turn.  We use words normally reserved for mortal enemies to describe our political adversaries.  Some of the choice terms thrown around in the […]