LPE Originals

When All You Have Is a Fiduciary

NB: This post is part of the “Skepticism About Information Fiduciaries” symposium. Other contributions can be found here. Online platforms do different things for (and to) users. Some of these things are a good fit for fiduciary principles, some are not. Perhaps most obviously, platforms collect data about users. Some of that data is inherently sensitive,…

LPE Originals

Raze and Rebuild the Property Course

“Certainly if we view the common law on the eve of reform, we see the spirit of Heath Robinson at his most extravagant. … It is a real question why nobody before Bentham was provoked, and a part of the answer is that nobody before Blackstone described the system as a whole.” S.F.C. Milson, Historical…