We have previously explored the teachings by the late U.S. District judge Milton I. Shadur about answering a complaint and pleading affirmative defenses.We now focus on negative and affirmative defenses as discussed in “The Forgotten Pleading” by 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy J. St. Eve and Michael A. Zuckerman, a former St. Eve law clerk. 7 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 152 (2013) (available at SSRN).Like …