john_j_enright (john_j_enright) wrote,
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john_j_enright

Richard Epstein

I went to the Chicago Children's Choir's Christmas Show tonight, which was very enjoyable. 

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.

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