From time to time, you actually get a gift. Last Tuesday, Ruminations received one from Judge Richard A. Posner. He sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. No shrinking violet is he. The gift was his concurring opinion in a non-real property case and can be seen by clicking HERE and turning to page 17.
His gift, welcome as it was, resulted in our making our prepared, unusually short blog posting a little longer than we had planned. That in and of itself would trigger his ire, but for the triviality of the Ruminations Retail Real Estate blog when compared with what he sees from the bench.
Recall that his was a concurring opinion in the traditional sense. The reason he wrote it, however, is interesting and might be a commentary on the leases and other documents we, real estate people, write. Try these tidbits on for size: [Read more…]