I was the idiot in civil procedure who asked, on the first day of class, “So what happened to the plaintiff after remand?” Actually, I’m not sure I understood or used the word “remand.” But I definitely wanted to know what happened to the parties after the decision.
I will never forget my professor’s response. She became quiet. She narrowed her eyes. She squinted at me in a way that suggested she was repulsed by the question. Of course, everyone else in the 100-person class looked at me as well. Finally she said, “It doesn’t matter.”
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