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Breyer Erratum

A follow-up to this post of mine from the last week of the Court’s term: A reader kindly calls to my attention that Justice Breyer has corrected his surprising misspelling of laissez-faire as lassez-faire in the first sentence of his dissent in Ohio v. American Express Co.

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