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FRED RODELL'S CASE AGAINST THE LAW

KEN VINSON

Copyright © 1996 Florida State University Law Review

This Essay takes an appreciative look at the iconoclastic Fred Rodell, the late Yale Law School professor and gadfly of the legal world. The author views Rodell—whose famous remark about there being two things wrong with legal writing ("One is its style. The other is its content. That, I think, about covers the ground.") still echoes throughout legal academia—and his outlook on "The Law" as a tonic.

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