Day: February 8, 2012

Perpetuity Isn’t Forever (If “Construed Liberally”)

Most people believe that “in perpetuity” means forever, or at least until hell freezes over. But not the University of California at Los Angeles, which is now proceeding to sell a Japanese garden that it had accepted as a gift after promising to keep and maintain it “in perpetuity.” How, you may well ask, can they […]

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More Orwellian Justice at Yale–This Time Against a Professor

Believe it or not, there is at least one person on the Yale campus who has received less due process than Patrick Witt, the former college quarterback and Rhodes scholarship applicant whose reputation has been effectively destroyed by Yale and the New York Times. That information came last Tuesday in an e-mail from Yale president Richard […]

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