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As a practicing Lutheran I was surprised to discover that a then-proleptic application of Thaler and Sustein’s “nudge” was advanced over 1600 years ago by Augustine when he advocated nudging the Donatists back into unity with the Catholic Church. I’m obviously not interested in nudging...

Harold Berman, the late Harvard law professor and author of the great book, Law and Revolution, captured children’s innate understanding of law: A child says, ‘It’s my toy.’ That’s property law,” he said. “A child says, ‘You promised me.’ That’s contract law. A child says,...

Briefly: At The World and Everything In It (podcast), Mary Reichard discusses the oral arguments in Class v. United States, which asks whether a guilty plea waives a defendant’s right to appeal the constitutionality of the law of conviction, and Jesner v. Arab Bank, in which...

The petition of the day is: American Triumph, LLC v. Tabingo 17-449 Issue: Whether punitive damages may be awarded to a Jones Act seaman in a personal injury suit alleging a breach of the general maritime duty to provide a seaworthy vessel. The post Petition of the day appeared...