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Legacies of Lawlessness

Um, John, fair point about the name of the Tampa Bay Bucanneers in your column today, but what about the name of their opponents? The Oakland Raiders have always been presumed to be named after pirates as well.

Jonathan H. Adler — Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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