Great Resource: The Legal Theory Lexicon

I’ve been a fan of the Legal Theory Blog, put together by Professor Lawrence B. Solum at Georgetown Law, for a while. I’m taking a class on jurisprudence at the moment, and my professor has pointed me to another part of that blog that’s a great go-to resource for understanding various legal theories: the Legal […]

Should Lawyers Use Words They Don’t Know?

While researching the meaning of the word “hypothecation” for my last post, I came across an interesting case where the Fifth Circuit analyzed its meaning under Louisiana law. The facts were pretty straightforward: One Mr. Hill got in trouble with his bank and was required to put up collateral against the more than $700,000 he […]