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Context: discussing Washington and Colorado’s recent legalization of marijuana. Prof. B.: In Colorado they sold a million dollars’ worth on the first day. Student: Think of the tax revenues of that. They’re going to have some great highways. Smartarse Student: …no pun intended.
Roll Over, Tide. (We wonder if Nick Saban is still on Texas’s short list.)
International law; specifically, discussing the Argentine attack on a Liberian tanker in the Falklands War. Prof. S.: Were they state actors? They had airplanes with guns. Do any private companies have airplanes with guns? Smartarse Student: Blackwater.
“…so you are suffering as a result of my nocturnal imaginings.” –Prof. H.
Prof. S.: No French speakers in the class? Smartarse Student: German. It’ll get me through France!
In discussing a case… Prof. B.: Good explanation. Did the dissent agree with the majority? Smartarse Student: No…pretty much by definition of dissent. Prof. B.: <performs migraine salute while class laughs> Okay, that’s fair, you got me. Two minutes later, Prof. B. is grilling smartarse student Smartarse Student: This is you getting even with me, … Continue reading
Sitting in the last session of our Commercial Paper class today, there came a rapping at the chamber door. Prof. H. opened the door to find a pizza delivery man bearing goods. Surprised, and a bit amused, Prof. H. asks the class who ordered it. Much excited whispering and laughing, but nobody admits to it. … Continue reading
“Synergies: firing people!” –Prof. M
Prof. M., diagramming a business deal on the board: “…zone president. I’ll give him a crown. That’s really more of a zone king. How should I draw a president? Maybe a drone. That’s probably not a good idea. If I draw a drone, it’ll end up looking like a cigar.” Smartarse student: “Wrong President.”
RE: Smith v. Van Gorkom, 488 A.2d 858 (Del. 1985). The Court held that the Board of Directors’ reliance upon Chairman Van Gorkom’s summary of a report which he himself had not read was not reasonable. Smartarse student: “It worked for Obamacare. We had to pass it to see what was in it.”