Richard Posner


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The basic thing is that most judges regard these people as kind of trash not worth the time of a federal
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Sep 11 2017
This page is completely dedicated to what Richard Posner has to say. All of Richard Posner’s quotes are organized here by date and topic. The most recent quote attributed to Richard Posner came from an article called An Exit Interview With Richard Posner, Judicial Provocateur: “I pay very little attention to legal rules, statutes, constitutional provisions. A case is just a dispute. The first thing you do is ask yourself – forget about the law – what is a sensible resolution of this dispute?”.
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Sep 11 2017

I had the approval of the director of the staff attorney program, but the judges, my colleagues, all 11 of them, turned it down and refused to give me any significant role. I was very frustrated by

Sep 11 2017

Davis needs help – needs it bad – needs a lawyer

Aug 13 2017 - London

I look forward to a time, when computers will create profiles of judges' philosophies from their opinions and their public statements and will update these profiles continuously as the judges issue additional opinions. [These] profiles will enable lawyers and judges to predict judicial behaviour more accurately and will assist judges in maintaining consistency with their previous decisions – when they want

Apr 04 2017 - Homosexuality

I don't see why firing a lesbian because she is in the subset of women who are lesbian should be thought any less a form of sex discrimination than firing a woman because she's a woman. (Lawmakers in the 1960s) shouldn't be blamed for that failure of foresight. We understand the words of Title VII differently not because we're smarter than the statute's framers and ratifiers but because we live in a different era, a different

Apr 04 2017 - Homosexuality

So, what's the big deal?feedback

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