Testating wives and widows displayed familiarity with economic practice when bequeathing
their dowry property, a result of experience in borrowing, lending, investing, and producing.
Though there were no rules prohibiting bequeathing
property to African- Americans in Georgia at the time, David's brother's attorney was perfectly willing to use race-based bluster to cause jury nullification, where emotion clouds the law - a tactic Johnny Cochran can appreciate if not exactly condone under these circumstances.
In news a little less stunning than Bill Gates's announcement that he plans on bequeathing
all his Microsoft stock to the Vietnamese Women's Association, Newt Gingrich singlehandedly pushed through an ironclad campaign-finance reform bill that will forbid any contribution over ten bucks.