Tag: Frolic and Detour

  • The Presumption of Paternity Lives!

    Lawyers who love Shakespeare read him differently than other readers. We are always on the lookout for the legal nuggets. There is a small genre of “Shakespeare the lawyer” or “Shakespeare and the law” stuff out there. Some books collect the legal nuggets, sometimes with commentary. Others wonder whether Shakespeare himself was a lawyer. A […]

  • Thanksgiving Day 2017

    Thanksgiving Day 2017

    This has been a difficult year for reasons I won’t rehearse today, but there’s still a lot to be thankful for. This year, most of it is local rather than national. I’m thankful for family, the blessings of my wife and children; I’m thankful for friends old and new; for good health; for colleagues and […]

  • Panel Discussion: International Issues in Litigation and Arbitration

    Readers, if you are in Boston this Thursday, October 19, please stop by the Massachusetts Bar Association for a panel discussion titled International Issues in Litigation and Arbitration. The panelists are Tom Ayres of Foley Hoag, Jonathan Fitch of Fitch Law Partners, and yours truly. Jared Hubbard of Hubb Legal is chairing the event. It’ll […]

  • Conference Announcement: Law’s Porosities

    Readers, if you’re in Washington on October 26, I hope you’ll come to a conference called Law’s Porosities/Porosités du droit, which is being jointly presented by the Société de législation comparée and the American Society of Comparative Law. Here is the blurb: This conference intends to illuminate areas of the law in which seepage occurs […]

  • Case of the Day: Hernández v. Mesa

    The case of the day is Hernández v. Mesa (S. Ct. 2017). Hernández is one of the cases the Supreme Court decided on the last day of its just-concluded Term. Several of the decisions were highly interesting; none of them was a private international law case; but Hernandez is quite literally a cross-border case, so […]