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Michael F. Graham

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New York Stock Exchange, Bert Chapman 2014 Purdue University

New York Stock Exchange, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Provides a historical overview of the origins and early development of the New York Stock Exchange.


Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel Before Powell V. Alabama: Lessons From History For The Future Of The Right To Counsel, Sara Mayeux 2014 University of Pennsylvania

Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel Before Powell V. Alabama: Lessons From History For The Future Of The Right To Counsel, Sara Mayeux

Faculty Scholarship

The doctrinal literature on ineffective assistance of counsel typically begins with the 1932 Supreme Court case of Powell v. Alabama. This symposium contribution goes back farther, locating the IAC doctrine’s origins in a series of state cases from the 1880s through the 1920s. At common law, the traditional agency rule held that counsel incompetence was never grounds for a new trial. Between the 1880s and the 1920s, state appellate judges chipped away at that rule, developing a more flexible doctrine that allowed appellate courts to reverse criminal convictions in cases where, because of egregious attorney ineptitude, there was reason ...


When Harvard Said No To Eugenics: The J. Ewing Mears Bequest, 1927, Paul A. Lombardo 2014 Georgia State University College of Law

When Harvard Said No To Eugenics: The J. Ewing Mears Bequest, 1927, Paul A. Lombardo

Faculty Publications By Year

James Ewing Mears (1838-1919) was a founding member of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery. His 1910 book, The Problem of Race Betterment, laid the groundwork for later authors to explore the uses of surgical sterilization as a eugenic measure. Mears left $60,000 in his will to Harvard University to support the teaching of eugenics. Although numerous eugenic activists were on the Harvard faculty, and who of its Presidents were also associated with the eugenics movement, Harvard refused the Mears gift. The bequest was eventually awarded to Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. This article explains why Harvard turned its back ...


Law & Order Made Amusing: A Selection Of Law Books For Children From The Collection Of Morris L. Cohen, Karen S. Beck, Mary Sarah Bilder, Ann McDonald, Sharon Hambly O'Connor 2014 Boston College Law School

Law & Order Made Amusing: A Selection Of Law Books For Children From The Collection Of Morris L. Cohen, Karen S. Beck, Mary Sarah Bilder, Ann Mcdonald, Sharon Hambly O'Connor

Sharon Hamby O'Connor

Exhibition program from a Spring 1998 exhibit presented in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room at the Boston College Law Library. The exhibit featured selections from Morris L. Cohen's collection of law books for children.


Guide To Ac025 - The Chicago-Kent Bulletin, Jona Whipple 2014 Chicago-Kent College of Law

Guide To Ac025 - The Chicago-Kent Bulletin, Jona Whipple

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The Chicago-Kent Bulletin

The Chicago-Kent Bulletin was begun in June of 1916 by faculty member Edward J. Veasey, Jr. It was intended to be a monthly publication, described in the 1917 edition of The Transcript as “a medium whereby the events which transpire within the school, worthy of mention may come to light.” Issues of the Bulletin include sections describing the activities of each enrolled class and an alumni section. Issues include an editorial, poetry, humor, photos of faculty members, and cartoons.

The 1917 edition of The Transcript credits O.G. Young (’18) as business manager and editorial writer, O ...


Guide To Ac024 - Chicago-Kent College Of Law Buildings Collection, Jona Whipple 2014 Chicago-Kent College of Law

Guide To Ac024 - Chicago-Kent College Of Law Buildings Collection, Jona Whipple

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Chicago-Kent College of Law has been located in the city of Chicago since its founding in 1888. The first location of the school was the Grand Pacific Hotel, located on Clark Street and Jackson Boulevard, in downtown Chicago. Classes for what was then known as the “Chicago Evening School of Law” began in January of 1888 and were held on the second floor in the Appellate Court rooms. In 1889, having outgrown the Grand Pacific Hotel, the Appellate Court was moved to the fourth floor of the Grand Opera House at 119-21 N. Clark Street. The law school underwent two ...


How To Protect A Literary Character Through Copyright And Trademark, Annie Provenzano 2014 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

How To Protect A Literary Character Through Copyright And Trademark, Annie Provenzano

Journalism

This paper is about finding the best practices in which to protect a literary character as an individual and help authors keep the rights to their characters when the characters are taken out of the original work. It focuses on the basic copyright and trademark laws, how they apply to a literary character, what is afforded to the character for protection, and the lack of protection by the courts. The research helps facilitate ideas and advice on how to better protect a literary character before and after the process of copyrighting or trademarking the work.


Letter To Editor Indiana Magazine Of History, Bert Chapman 2014 Purdue University

Letter To Editor Indiana Magazine Of History, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Letter responding to comparison of Guantanamo bay terrorist detainees with the noted Indiana Civil War case of Lambdin Milligan, ultimately decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, who was detained by Union military authorities during the Civil War for his pro-confederate activities and tried by a military court.


A Revolution At War With Itself? Preserving Employment Preferences From Weber To Ricci, Sophia Z. Lee 2014 University of Pennsylvania Law School

A Revolution At War With Itself? Preserving Employment Preferences From Weber To Ricci, Sophia Z. Lee

Faculty Scholarship

Two aspects of the constitutional transformation Bruce Ackerman describes in The Civil Rights Revolution were on a collision course, one whose trajectory has implications for Ackerman’s account and for his broader theory of constitutional change. Ackerman makes a compelling case that what he terms “reverse state action” (the targeting of private actors) and “government by numbers” (the use of statistics to identify and remedy violations of civil rights laws) defined the civil rights revolution. Together they “requir[ed] private actors, as well as state officials, to . . . realize the principles of constitutional equality” and allowed the federal government to “actually ...


Aiding And Abetting: The Illegality Of Morocco's Nationalist Expansion Into Western Sahara And Their Support From The United States, Rachid H. Yousfi 2014 University of San Francisco

Aiding And Abetting: The Illegality Of Morocco's Nationalist Expansion Into Western Sahara And Their Support From The United States, Rachid H. Yousfi

Master's Theses

This paper will address the illegality of Morocco’s nationalist annexation of Western Sahara and how the United States plays the accommodating role through the selling of arms, economic aid, and diplomatic support. Considered as Africa’s last colony, the Saharawi people have not experienced the basic human right to self-determination and the right for independence. These rights are continued to be withheld for the sake of Moroccan nationalism and their “rightful and ethnic” claims to the territory, disregarding the International Court of Justice (ICJ)’s advisory opinion ruling in favor of Saharawi self-determination. It explores the chronology of the ...


Guide To Ac023 - Collection Of Anniversaries And Celebrations, Jona Whipple 2014 Chicago Kent Law School

Guide To Ac023 - Collection Of Anniversaries And Celebrations, Jona Whipple

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The Chicago-Kent College of Law was founded in 1888 as “The Evening Law Class.” The first record of an anniversary celebration at Chicago-Kent was the 75th Anniversary, which took place in 1963, followed by the 80th in 1967, the Centennial in 1987, and the 125th Anniversary in 2013. Each anniversary was marked with celebratory events, dedications, and programs to commemorate the Law School’s history. Past school-wide celebrations at Chicago-Kent have included “Chicago-Kent Day,” declared in 1961 by Mayor Richard J. Daley, and the events of Dedication Year in 1992, when the Law School moved into the ...


Guide To Ac022 - The Transcript, Jona Whipple 2014 Chicago Kent Law School

Guide To Ac022 - The Transcript, Jona Whipple

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The Transcript was first published in 1917 by the classes of Chicago-Kent College of Law. The first edition notes that the idea for “a year book and chronicle of the College” was conceived in the fall of 1916 by the senior class, upon which a committee of members from each class were appointed to undertake the project. Editions followed for each year except 1921 until 1929, when the final edition of The Transcript was published.

Issues of The Transcript contain faculty photos and background information, photos of senior, junior, and freshman classes, lists of post-graduate class members, an Organizations section ...


The Nuremberg Trials And Crimes Against Humanity, Katie A. Welgan 2014 St. Mary's Academy

The Nuremberg Trials And Crimes Against Humanity, Katie A. Welgan

Young Historians Conference

No abstract provided.


Fair Trial In A Sensationalist Society: Charles Manson And The Tate-Labianca Trial, Jamie L. Cannady 2014 Lakeridge High School

Fair Trial In A Sensationalist Society: Charles Manson And The Tate-Labianca Trial, Jamie L. Cannady

Young Historians Conference

No abstract provided.


Accounts Of Settler Colonialism: A Comparative Study Of The Dakota & Palestinians’ Plight, Baligh Ben Ahmed Ben Taleb 2014 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Accounts Of Settler Colonialism: A Comparative Study Of The Dakota & Palestinians’ Plight, Baligh Ben Ahmed Ben Taleb

Dissertations, Theses, & Student Research, Department of History

Over the course of the nineteenth century, American settlers spread throughout the Western frontier, driving out indigenous populations to establish unique and permanent homelands of their own. In doing so, they caused the death and displacement of thousands of Plains Indians, including the Dakota people in the young state of Minnesota in 1862. Indeed, the US-Dakota War represented a salient instance of settler colonial expansion on the frontier, triggering a bloody conflict between the Dakota Sioux and American military expeditions led by Henry H. Sibley. This paper attempts to contextualize this war within the broader framework of settler colonialism and ...


American Indian Activism And The Rise Of Red Power, Rachael Guadagni 2014 University of Massachusetts Boston

American Indian Activism And The Rise Of Red Power, Rachael Guadagni

Graduate History Conference, UMass Boston

Recent historical scholarship has determined that the socio-political environment of post-World War II America provided the necessary catalyst for Native American activism which when combined with the socio-political atmosphere of the civil rights era lead to the development of the Red Power Movement. In the thirty or so years immediately following World War II America witnessed profound social and political change. Initial fear of communism lead to strict, pro-capitalist Indian legislation resulting in the termination of hundreds of tribes and the relocation of countless Indian people. From this same environment rose strong leaders, including many veterans, influenced by Cold War ...


Sasquatch And The Law: The Implications Of Bigfoot Preservation Laws In Washington State, Joan Ilacqua 2014 University of Massachusetts Boston

Sasquatch And The Law: The Implications Of Bigfoot Preservation Laws In Washington State, Joan Ilacqua

Graduate History Conference, UMass Boston

The American Pacific Northwest is characterized by its lush wilderness, mountain ranges, salmon, Starbucks coffee, and most recently, by “Portlandia”-esque hipsters. The Pacific Northwest is also the home of the elusive, and potentially bogus, Sasquatch. The first Sasquatch, or Bigfoot, story was published by pioneer missionary Elkanah Walker in 1840 and a long tradition of publishing Bigfoot stories has proliferated since. Bigfoot searches and stories culminated in the 1967 Patterson-Gimlin film of a supposed female Sasquatch, although the myth has found resurgence in modern Bigfoot hunting television shows. Whether or not the elusive Sasquatch exists, ultimately the stories serve ...


State Sovereignty And Citizen Agency: The Nationalist-Islamic Discourse Of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams Al-Din, Dina Jadallah 2014 University of Arizona

State Sovereignty And Citizen Agency: The Nationalist-Islamic Discourse Of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams Al-Din, Dina Jadallah

Mathal

Using the discourse of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din, this article examines the contestation of sovereignty in Lebanon. His discourse on questions of sovereignty and agency offers an alternative vision of modernity that is part of an evolving struggle in the Lebanese political system. Lebanon’s consociational democratic system of structured political sectarianism necessitated an enmeshed and interactive theological, organizational, and political response. The article asks how political and ideational challenge – in the sense of empowering a disempowered group – occurs within a dominant political system of democratic exclusion? In addition, the geo-political reality of diminished state-level sovereignty, both vis-à-vis regional ...


Guide To Ac021 - Commencement Materials, Jona Whipple 2014 Chicago-Kent College of Law

Guide To Ac021 - Commencement Materials, Jona Whipple

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Commencement Materials, 1905-2014

Commencements at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law began with Chicago College of Law in 1888. Commencement ceremonies were held annually in June with mid-year class commencement in February. Between the years of 1930-1949, the ceremonies were combined into one with a complete list of both classes in the annual program. After 1968, the mid-year class merged into the regular class. Early degrees awarded were Master of Laws and Bachelor of Laws until 1942 when the first J.D. was awarded to Mabelle C. Eulette. Early commencements were held in halls, hotels, and theatres across Chicago until the ...


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