Humpty Dumpty And The Law

All lawyers have literary sources on which they rely for quotes to make a point in a brief.  One of my favorite sources–which I admit I probably overuse–is Humpty Dumpty.  Or perhaps I should say Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass, published in 1872.  Lawyers (and judges) trying to make a point about limits on the malleability of the English language often quote the following conversation between Humpty Dumpty and Alice: Read the rest of this entry »