Thursday, January 22, 2015

Posner quoted in article on "Deflate-gate"

From the post

Does Deflategate mean cheaters prosper in NFL?


One recalls Judge Richard Posner's observation that we seem to view plagiarism committed by successful authors as "a chump's crime, less likely to reflect a serious larcenous intent than a loose screw." He adds: "The more successful the writer, the more nutty-seeming the plagiarism."


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