It Slipped Very, Very Far

‘Sometimes the mask of reason slips.’

� Eisenberg and Hancock partner Jon Eisenberg, describing an amicus filing in a patients rights case that called gays ‘suicide bombers who destroy themselves while they murder others’ (“Diagnosing Gay Rights”)

That Darned Bill of Rights Again

‘Jurors said they didn’t see a connection. It’s hard to get a connection when the defendants refuse to answer questions.’

� Plaintiff’s attorney Richard Saveri, after losing an antitrust trial against department stores during which one executive invoked the Fifth Amendment when asked about his communications with supposed competitors (“Macy’s Beats Antitrust Price-Fixing Rap”)