June 20, 2011
THE CIRCLE HAS CLOSED. NOW THE STUDENT HAS BECOME THE MASTER. So if you look at the SSRN Top Ten Downloads list — a sort of Billboard chart for legal scholarship — you’ll see my former student Morgan Manning’s paper on photographers’ rights is at #2, while my piece on constitutional reform and limited government trails at #7. That’s okay. Being surpassed by your students should be every teacher’s goal. I claim extra credit for the Supreme Beings Of Leisure reference, though . . .