Sherwood v. Walker
We've all heard the story of Rose
Whose failure to bear was a pose.
"For the stew pot, I'm not,"
Said Rose, like a shot.And the court held the deal couldn't close.
Recently this blog featured material on Wood v. Lucy Lady Duff Gordon. Here is another nugget:
Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon
For dresses, no other was finer
Than Duff-Gordon, the lady's designer.
But Cardozo was short
With her counsel in court,
Thinking D-G was merely a whiner.
If you would like to read the follow-up article "More Poems on the Law of Contracts" published in the Northwestern Law Review, you will have to order a copy from Lexis Nexis.