[ Originally posted 07/27/2011 ]
In eBay Inc. v.
MercExchange , L.L.C., 547 U.S. 388, 396 (U.S. 2006) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], Justice
Kennedy, in his concurrence, made the following observation:
In a scene from the movie, Good Will Hunting , about the
fictional genius Will Hunting (Matt Damon), Clark, a Harvard student, approaches Will's
friend Chuckie (Ben Affleck) in a bar and challenges Chuckie to an intellectual duel of
sorts. Because Chuckie is more a fighter than a thinker, Will...