Thursday, August 20, 2015

"Learned What?" Unusual Personal Names in the Law

Incoming first-years will have a lot of new material to learn, and part of that process will include encountering some unusual personal names of legal luminaries, such as Learned Hand, William Cranch, and Tapping Reeve. By the way, in addition to being an eminent state supreme court judge, Tapping Reeve was also a pioneer in the founding of American law schools.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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