Recovering the Legal Realists

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  1. Simon says:

    I tend to think Judge Kozinski had the best take on legal realism and crit, and it’s a quite memorable one:

    Just to prove that even the silliest idea can be pursued to its illogical conclusion, Legal Realism spawned Critical Legal Studies.

    A. Kozinski,Writings What I Ate For Breakfast and Other Mysteries of Judicial Decision Making, 26 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 993 (1993). It’s hard to beat that for sheer economy of disparagement.