"The explanatory footnote is an excuse to let the law review writer be obscure and befuddled in the body of his article and then say the same thing at the bottom of the page the way he should have said it in the first place... The footnote foible breeds nothing but sloppy thinking, clumsy writing, and bad eyes." Yale Law School professor Frank Rodell "Goodbye to Law Reviews" Virginia Law Review 1936.It's hard not to admire the man. However, it is worth observing that no one seems to have paid the least attention to him here.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Posted by Assistant Village Idiot at 9:20 PM