In the lobby, upon arrival, I noticed a tall gentleman who looked familiar. I said to my wife, hey, that guy looks like Richard Epstein.
It is Richard Epstein, she said.
So I went over to say hello. My theory about talking to celebrities is this: movie stars are inundated by fans, and get tired of them, but academic stars are not so inundated, and they are usually glad to talk a bit. Just be sensitive and don't make yourself a nuisance!
Here's a current Supreme Court "takings" case for which he has co-authored a brief.
Rhyme of the Day:
He's terribly influential
But his fans are not torrential.