Law and Poetry

Election 2020 Haiku

Hedgehogs and Foxes called for submissions of Election 2020 Haiku and received many more submissions than we expected, and we’re thrilled! In fact, there were so many high-quality submissions that the Hedgehogs & Foxes...

Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman

It’s Walt Whitman’s Birthday! He was born OTD in 1819. Below is a short bibliography on law and politics and the works of the distinguished poet. Askin, Denise T., Whitman and the Law: A Prophetic...

ICYMI: IP Haiku For Valentine’s Day @uspto

Check out this Valentine’s Day hashtag: #IPHaiku. The USPTO, the Global IP Law Center, Office de la propriété intellectuelle du Canada‏, various U.S. state governments, non-profits, and practicing attorneys have joined in to create...

For Veterans Day, Wilfred Owen, Dulce et Decorum Est

Wilfred Owen, Dulce et Decorum Est   Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our...

For Veterans Day: John McCrae, In Flanders Fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are...

Haiku For Election Season 2018

Louisianans! Do you wonder why it seems as though at every election you find you must make decisions about some constitutional amendment or other? Professor John Devlin of the Louisiana State University Law Center...