Professor Jeffrey Lipshaw published an essay, “Formalism, Speech Acts, and the Realities of Contract Formation,” in Lawrence W. Solan, Janet Ainsworth, and Roger W. Shuy, editors, Speaking of Law and Language: Conversations on the Work of Peter Tiersma (The Oxford University Press, 2015). This book doubles as a tribute to Tiersma’s great work and as a collection of essays by leading scholars from around the world on important questions of language and law. It includes 17 short excerpts from Tiersma’s writings, along with 32 original commentaries.