"Fair Use" Not in OED

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Feb 14 13:49:35 UTC 2006

The copyright law term _fair use_ is not in OED.  The coinage is said to
occur in the case of Lawrence v. Dana, 15 Fed. Cas. 26 (1869).

Fred Shapiro

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