In the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad's third season, Mike warns the chemistry teacher turned meth-cooker protagonist, "No more half-measures, Walter." Half-measures leave behind loose ends and can lead to confusion or worse.
Though we're certain that the judges of the First Circuit have very demanding schedules, they ought to take a day off and watch a few episodes. In a per curium decision released last week, they passed when given a chance to clear up confusion regarding the proper test for nominal use of a trademark. While some might laud them for exercising judicial restraint, others will wonder if it would have been more prudent to clarify the law once and for all.