May 8, 2009
What to Do About Yoo?
The penalties for unethical reading
Lawyers, like literary scholars, interpret texts. Strange, when you think about it, that there should be a need for interpretation — that writings and statements should not be transparent. Etymologically, an interpreter is a kind of go-between, like an ambassador: someone who carries messages from one camp to another. The interpreter undertakes to disclose, elucidate, clarify meanings though his or her reading skills.