pageok
pageok
pageok
Legal Humor:

A reader writes:

I ran across this essay by Charles Reich about his experiences as an associate at Cravath in the 1950s. In the essay, Reich refers to "the many stanzas of 'The Partners' John,' a song telling the story of the rise of a young associate to the long-anticipated moment when he receives a key to the partners' john."

Perhaps one of your readers recalls the song (and can provide lyrics). Or, have we (lamentably) lost "The Partners' John" to the ages?

neurodoc:
I don't know the lyrics to that song, but isn't the more hallowed Cravath tradition the funereal one?
4.4.2009 12:39am

Post as: [Register] [Log In]

Account:
Password:
Remember info?

If you have a comment about spelling, typos, or format errors, please e-mail the poster directly rather than posting a comment.

Comment Policy: We reserve the right to edit or delete comments, and in extreme cases to ban commenters, at our discretion. Comments must be relevant and civil (and, especially, free of name-calling). We think of comment threads like dinner parties at our homes. If you make the party unpleasant for us or for others, we'd rather you went elsewhere. We're happy to see a wide range of viewpoints, but we want all of them to be expressed as politely as possible.

We realize that such a comment policy can never be evenly enforced, because we can't possibly monitor every comment equally well. Hundreds of comments are posted every day here, and we don't read them all. Those we read, we read with different degrees of attention, and in different moods. We try to be fair, but we make no promises.

And remember, it's a big Internet. If you think we were mistaken in removing your post (or, in extreme cases, in removing you) -- or if you prefer a more free-for-all approach -- there are surely plenty of ways you can still get your views out.