Federal Judges, Frank Easterbrook, Quote of the Day, Real Estate, Richard Posner

Quote of the Day: Law-and-Econ Types Don’t Like to Waste Time

I didn’t read one word. I have a life to live.

— Chief Judge Frank Easterbrook, explaining that he didn’t read the 100 pages of RESPA disclosure documents when he recently purchased a house.

(Gavel bang: Josh Blackman, who notes that Judge Easterbrook’s colleague, Judge Richard Posner, previously said essentially the same thing.)

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