There is such thing as Law of the Horse. Lessig 1, Easterbrook 0!
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Derek: Prof. Ronald Mann mentions in his e-commerce textbook that UT Law actually has an entire class on the law of the horse. I’m pretty sure I was the only person in his e-commerce class who actually got his joke
Though I love any indication that Easterbrook is wrong, I think the original skeptic re law of the horse was Gerhard Casper. Frank just borrowed the metaphor from him in that article.
FWIW, there are also “norms of the horse.” See http://www.slate.com/id/2174794/fr/flyout
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