Lost Maxims of Equity


uncovered by Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law


52 Journal of Legal Education 619 (2002)




Equity abhors a nudnik.

Equity delights in a good practical joke.

He who seeks equity must do so with full pockets.

Equity is not for the squeamish.

Equity, schmequity.

Equity can be grumpy before its first cup of coffee.

Equity is crunchy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside.

Equity is a mean drunk.

Equity, like all of us, prefers the rich and good-looking.


            [Many thanks to my colleague David Dolinko, who originated the first two of these maxims.]