August 23, 2020
A-Bay on the Big Island of Hawaii
Landscapes, Poetry, and Superfluity in a Novel A maxim of jurisprudence enshrined in the California Civil Code is, “Superfluity does not vitiate.” What a beautiful sentence! Its meaning is its own abrupt precision. The rule it expresses is clear and unqualified; it sets an excellent standard for legal writing. I love that sentence. However, as...
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