BEZOS V BEZOS

BEZOS V BEZOS

“WHEN YOU have loving and supportive people in your life, like MacKenzie…you end up being able to take risks.” So declared Jeff Bezos, boss of Amazon, the e-commerce giant, last April.  This affirmation by the planet’s richest man of the contribution of his wife of 25...
Letter to a Law School Graduate

Letter to a Law School Graduate

Recently, Judge Lane Smith, of Leon County, wrote an open Letter to a Law School Graduate.1  I find it to be instructive to all law school graduates, old and young.  Here, I have pulled out some of the highlights.  I place a comment after each quote. Diligently...
The First Amendment and the Supreme Court

The First Amendment and the Supreme Court

“The right, which had for years been hostile to and very nervous about a strong First Amendment, has rediscovered it,” said Burt Neuborne, a law professor at New York University.  The Citizens United campaign finance case, for instance, was decided on free-speech...