Monthly Archives: August 2010

THE AMERICAN MUSICAL AND OPERA

The other day, I read through old reviews of Michael John Lachiusa’s Bernardo Alba musical, which played at Lincoln Center a few years ago.  The reviewers were frustrated that it had been called a musical while it was actually an … Continue reading

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ECONOMIC WRECKAGE

Hegal supposedly said that the only thing we learn from history is that no one learns anything from history.   When I was in law school, some twenty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell.  The elder President Bush crowed that … Continue reading

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ON TORT REFORM

Dan Quayle began the attack on trial lawyers.  Newt Gingrich, as Speaker of the House, made tort reform a big part of his agenda.  Now Sarah Palin has jumped on the band wagon.   The tort reform they advocate is … Continue reading

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