Category Archives: Legal Pieces

Mozart Goes Dutch

I had the privilege, long ago, of attending university with my betters.  One of them, Duncan, was an accomplished pianist… or violinist; something like that. “Who’s fault is it,” I… Read more »

I came, I saw, I voted.

In a letter to friend, Cicero observed that Julius Caesar had become “less inclined to court popularity with the masses at the expense of principle.” It’s impressive that a political… Read more »

Love and Death on Rockville Pike

In “Love and Death,” Woody Allen’s take-off on Tolstoy’s “War and Peace,” the Woody Allen character, a crazed Russian nobleman, clutches a clod of dirt in his quivering hands and moans ecstatically, “Land,… Read more »