Judging A Book: Kopf Reviews Posner's 'Federal Judiciary'

Law360, New York (August 16, 2017, 4:02 PM EDT) -- This article is part of an Expert Analysis series of book reviews from judges.

Judge Richard Kopf There is a wonderful sketch[1] of Judge Richard Allen Posner[2] drawn by the late Richard Levine. It shows the judge, dressed in a black robe with arms outstretched as if they were the billowing wings of a lean vulture, kicking a human brain down a hallway. The judge is caricatured with a half-smile that looks for all the world like a sneer. That sketch is the perfect metaphor for...
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