After “Life for Erie–A Reply

Erie, having “preoccupied the intellectually dominant group of academic lawyers rising to maturity during the 1940’s and 1950’s,” is reported to be losing its “symbolic centrality” for the newest generation of legal scholars. Professor Redish’s prompt and excited response to our essay proves one thing: there is at least one scholar in the country who, having come to legal maturity during the last decade, still remains capable of becoming impassioned about Erie RR v. Tompkins.