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Dec 10 2012, 11:48pm


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Bilbo Baggins V. Thorin Oakenshield, et. al.: is the Hobbit's Contract Enforceable?

Just when we think we've seen the geekiest of Tolkien/Hobbit geekiness, it gets even geekier! Ringer and international attorney, Scott Maucere, couldn't resist applying his legal expertise to the analysis of Bilbo's contract with Thorin and his party of dwarves in his legal blog. Per Scott: "here is likely the only legal analysis of Bilbo's contract you will ever have the pleasure (or pain) to read." Scott makes it clear that he's analyzing the contract in the book, not the one in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey but, of course, there are many parallels. One disclaimer Scott makes: "Keep in mind that while I practice international law, Middle-earth most certainly falls outside of my area of experience." Fair enough, Scott, fair enough. Read more...

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