Authors

Sidney DeLong

Abstract

Professor DeLong’s article provides humorous advice for legal professors on how to apply deconstructionist and post-Freudian theory to commercial law classes. Professor DeLong explains that the key to the successful integration of postmodern thought into your own scholarship is stunningly simple: all you have to do is not care whether you really get it right. He describes how you too will soon be turning out articles like "The Social Construction of Cowness in the Packers and Stockyards Act," or "Silencing the Lambs: Narratives of Loss and Evisceration in the Packers and Stockyards Act," or "Cattle Prods and Cutting Pens: A General Solution to Indeterminacy in the Packers and Stockyards Act." And to help get you started, he has illustrated a couple of basic ideas by using the UCC.