Thursday, November 29, 2012
Take a break from grading/writing exams for the following (posted by Aaron Caplan (Loyola-LA) to the ConLawProf listserv and reposted here with permission):
What do the three cases below have in common, then suggest additions:
- M’Culloch v. Maryland
- Scott v. Sandford
- Minersville School District v. Gobitis
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The incorrect writing of a last name in the actual case name. Sanford, not Sandford. McCulloch not M'Culloch. And Gobitas not Gobitis. Not sure of any others.
Posted by: Brando Simeo Starkey | Nov 29, 2012 2:15:06 PM
Actually I do have another. Sims' Lessee v. Irvine, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 425 (1799). It was actually Charles Simms.
Posted by: Brando Simeo Starkey | Nov 29, 2012 2:38:10 PM
M'Culloch would actually be a correct way to write McCulloch; the problem is that his name was M'Culloh. See Michael G. Collins, M'Culloch and the Turned Comma http://www.greenbag.org/v12n3/v12n3_collins.pdf
Posted by: William Baude | Nov 29, 2012 8:41:58 PM
Posted by: David | Nov 30, 2012 2:14:13 AM
Palko(a) v. Connecticut.
Mathews v. Eldr(e)idge.
Posted by: Matt Bosworth | Nov 30, 2012 1:24:47 PM