Great Line

by Judge Pierre N. Leval, from when he was a district judge and was reversed a couple of times on an interesting and important copyright question by the Second Circuit:

It has been exhilarating to find myself present at the cutting edge of the law, even though in the role of the salami.

Pierre N. Leval, Fair Use or Foul? The Nineteenth Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture, 36 J. Copr. Soc'y 167, 168 (1989).