The Unknown Stories Behind Familiar Legal Expressions

July 10, 2012

Hour 2:           From the archives – Where did our law-related words and phrases originate and how did they become a common part of our everyday language? We found out last December with Elizabeth Thornburg [1], Professor of Law at SMU’s Dedman School of Law and co-author of “Lawtalk: The Unknown Stories Behind Familiar Legal Expressions” (Yale University Press, 2011).

 


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