A word for the wise from the Second Circuit: Serve your complaint

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Today I will take a break from hair-splitting and soul-searching immigration law analysis to look at a peculiar case out of New York, the Second Circuit’s decision this week in Kurzberg v. Ashcroft. The case that can now serve as the archetype for explaining the aphorisms, “Penny Wise and Pound Foolish,” “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine,” as well as the aphorism contrapositive, “Fix it if it’s broke.”