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Book recommendation about the Hatfield-McCoy feud

For those watching the miniseries and wanting more, here’s a really excellent book from the 80s about the Hatfield  McCoy feud.  It’s by Altina Walker, titled Feud: Hatfields, McCoy and Social Change in Appalachia, 1860-1900.  It appears to be still in print, available from your local independent bookseller.

It’s wonderful southern / legal / […]

More notes on the Double Quick constitutional arguments

I’ve now read through the briefs and came away thinking there’s a really good chance the Supreme Court won’t even reach the damages cap issue because of problems with the plaintiff’s case on premises  liability.

Even so, I want to make a couple of comments on the constitutional argument.  First, I came away unconvinced […]