Tuesday, December 01, 2015

That is chutzpah

Quoted today by the Virginia Court of Appeals: “The most famous definition of 'chutzpah' is, of course, itself law-themed: chutzpah is when a man kills both his parents and begs the court for mercy because he’s an orphan.” Alex Kozinski & Eugene Volokh, Lawsuit, Shmawsuit, 103 Yale L.J. 463, 467 (1993), in King William County v. Jones, Record No. 0576-15-2, by Judge Russell