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The Fruited PlainFables for a Postmodern Democracy$
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Alvin Kernan

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300092905

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300092905.001.0001

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Poshpenny v. Lone Tree State

Poshpenny v. Lone Tree State

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(p.153) Seven Poshpenny v. Lone Tree State
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The Fruited Plain
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Alvin Kernan

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300092905.003.0007

This chapter gives a satirical tale of class-action lawsuits through the experiences of Thompson Joad. Thompson graduated 426th in a class of nearly six hundred from Lone Tree State's noted law school, Non Sequitur Hall. His first client, Peter Poshpenny wants to sue Lone Tree State University for failing his exams.

Keywords:   Joad family, lawsuits, Thompson Joad, legal profession, lawyers

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