This Partner May Have Observed The Punctilio Of Honesty But Perhaps Not Honor

Nearly a century ago, Benjamin Cardozo waxed eloquent regarding the fiduciary obligation of co-venturers:

The One Thing You Should Not Call Someone Who Is Not Your Partner

I recently wrote about Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley's ruling in  t'Bear v. Forman, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19460. In that post, I focused on the question of the enforcement of loans made by an unlicensed lender. The case also involved a...

Partnership Dissolution And A Chief Judge's Lament

Decisions by U.S. District Court judges typically begin with an identification of the parties, an explanation of the procedural posture of the case, or a description of the dispute.  Chief Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill, however, chose to begin a recent...