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I join enthusiastically in the applause for Fred Miller's service as Executive Director of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL). Without question, Fred is the outstanding contemporary embodiment of the passion that led fifty years ago to the achievement of a uniform commercial law among the American states. His work serves a worthy cause, and the American Law Institute (ALI) is proud to have been a partner in the venture and to have played its appropriate instruments in the orchestra that Fred has been conducting.

That said, and Fred's integrity, intelligence, and steadfastness appropriately noted, it is also the case that the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) religion has today more different sects, doctrines, and perhaps even heresies than the orthodox faith that Fred has so ably shepherded.

I wrote about this one year ago, and the events of the past twelve months have confirmed some of my intuitions and generated other deviant speculations.


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