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Federal Judge Richard Posner Sees No Value in Studying Outdated Constitution

Judge Richard Posner – ‘evil zombies’ Ponzi corporations (1995)

Judge Richard Posner: ‘No value’ in studying the U.S. Constitution: Judge Richard Posner: ‘No value’ in studying the U...

Famous judge spikes Apple-Google case, calls patent system “dysfunctional”

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Rhetoric and Law

The double life of Richard Posner, America’s most contentious legal reformer

Judges and legal scholars talk past one another, if they have any conversation at all. Academics couch their criticisms of judicial decisions in theoretical terms, which leads many judgesâe"at the risk of intellectual stagnationâe"to dismiss most academic discourse as opaque and divorced from reality. In Divergent Paths, Richard Posner turns his attention to this widening gap within the legal profession, reflecting on its causes and consequences...