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The Clerks Of The Four Horsemen (Part Ii, George Sutherland And Pierce Butler), Barry Cushman Mar 2015

The Clerks Of The Four Horsemen (Part Ii, George Sutherland And Pierce Butler), Barry Cushman

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The names of Holmes clerks such as Tommy Corcoran and Francis Biddle, of Brandeis clerks such as Dean Acheson and Henry Friendly, and of Stone clerks such as Harold Leventhal and Herbert Wechsler ring down the pages of history. But how much do we really know about Carlyle Baer, Tench Marye, or Milton Musser? This article follows the interesting and often surprising lives and careers of the men who clerked for the Four Horsemen - Justices Van Devanter, McReynolds, Sutherland, and Butler. These biographical sketches confound easy stereotypes, and prove the adage that law, like politics, can make for strange bedfellows.


Foreword Advances In The Behavioral Analysis Of Law: Markets, Institutions, And Contracts, Avishalom Tor Jan 2011

Foreword Advances In The Behavioral Analysis Of Law: Markets, Institutions, And Contracts, Avishalom Tor

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Business Lawyers, Baseball Players, And The Hebrew Prophets, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 2008

Business Lawyers, Baseball Players, And The Hebrew Prophets, Thomas L. Shaffer

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This article is a reflection on the ethics of practiving law for business, building on the career of Scott Boras, who acts as agent and lawyer for professional baseball players. The reflection wonders at the clout corporate lawyers have over their clients, mentioning, of course, some personal experiences (back before the invention of moveable type) from the author's two years in a large business-oriented law firm, as well as on Mr. Boras's significant influence in the baseball world. The object, finally, is ethical reflection on such things as the particular a lawyer has when she in in house ...


On Lawyers And Moral Discernment, Robert E. Rodes Jan 2007

On Lawyers And Moral Discernment, Robert E. Rodes

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Drawing on Jacques Maritain's doctrine of Knowledge through Connaturality, and on other authors including David Hume and Edmond Cahn, this article argues that judgments of right and wrong are arrived at primarily through immediate discernment, and only secondarily through the application of general principles. It is possible, therefore, for lawyers and clients to arrive at agreement on how to handle their cases, even though they do not agree on the general principles that apply.


Roman Catholic Lawyers In The United States Of America, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 2006

Roman Catholic Lawyers In The United States Of America, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Symposium: Client Counseling And Moral Responsibility, Thomas L. Shaffer, Deborah L. Rhode, Paul R. Tremblay, Robert F. Cochran Jan 2003

Symposium: Client Counseling And Moral Responsibility, Thomas L. Shaffer, Deborah L. Rhode, Paul R. Tremblay, Robert F. Cochran

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The Biblical Prophets As Lawyers For The Poor, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 2003

The Biblical Prophets As Lawyers For The Poor, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Lawyers practicing poverty law often lack mentors and role models. This author discusses how biblical figures, who served poor people, could be mentors and role models for lawyers practicing poverty law. Prophets, and particularly prophets-as-lawyers, redefine power relationships. Shaffer discusses his personal journey through out his career in using religious guidance to help him better understand his career. He also discuss his teachings to his law students of the value of learning from prophets in their legal careers.


Cultural Change And "Catholic Lawyers", Stephen Smith Jan 2003

Cultural Change And "Catholic Lawyers", Stephen Smith

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The Irony Of Lawyers' Justice In America, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 2002

The Irony Of Lawyers' Justice In America, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Forming An Agenda - Ethics And Legal Ethics, Robert E. Rodes Jan 2002

Forming An Agenda - Ethics And Legal Ethics, Robert E. Rodes

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The law profession is unique in the scope of the mandate it gives those within it to intervene in other people's affairs. As a result of this unique power of intervention, lawyers encounter a number of unique problems. This paper elucidates upon, and applies, the moral standards and intuitions to be used in approaching these problems. It argues that we should form our consciences in dialogue with our clients and that once they are formed we must follow them and limit our representation accordingly. If lawyer and client cannot agree on an agenda with which both are comfortable, the ...


Jews, Christians, Lawyers, And Money, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 2001

Jews, Christians, Lawyers, And Money, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Divorce And The Catholic Lawyer, John J. Coughlin Jan 2001

Divorce And The Catholic Lawyer, John J. Coughlin

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Government Lawyers, Robert E. Rodes Jan 2000

Government Lawyers, Robert E. Rodes

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The Role Of The Law Review In The Tradition Of Judicial Scholarship, Kenneth Ripple Jan 2000

The Role Of The Law Review In The Tradition Of Judicial Scholarship, Kenneth Ripple

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Meet My Mentors -- Janet Wallin And Caroline Heriot, Edmund P. Edmonds Jan 1999

Meet My Mentors -- Janet Wallin And Caroline Heriot, Edmund P. Edmonds

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In this article, Dean Ed Edmonds describes his relationship with two people who mentored him in his career as a legal librarian.


On Living One Way In Town And Another Way At Home, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 1997

On Living One Way In Town And Another Way At Home, Thomas L. Shaffer

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On Teaching Legal Ethics In The Law Office, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 1996

On Teaching Legal Ethics In The Law Office, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Closing Argument, James H. Seckinger Jan 1995

Closing Argument, James H. Seckinger

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Human Nature And Moral Responsibility In Lawyer-Client Relationships, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 1995

Human Nature And Moral Responsibility In Lawyer-Client Relationships, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Growing Up Good In Maycomb, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 1994

Growing Up Good In Maycomb, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Making Way For A New Standard: Women Redefine The "Ideal Professor", Margaret F. Brinig Jan 1994

Making Way For A New Standard: Women Redefine The "Ideal Professor", Margaret F. Brinig

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The French Legal Profession: A Prisoner Of Its Glorious Past?, Tang Thi Thanh Trai Le Jan 1992

The French Legal Profession: A Prisoner Of Its Glorious Past?, Tang Thi Thanh Trai Le

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Professionalism And Community: A Response To Terrell And Wildman, Robert E. Rodes Jan 1992

Professionalism And Community: A Response To Terrell And Wildman, Robert E. Rodes

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A Judicial Clerkship 24 Years After Graduation: Or, How I Spent My Spring Sabbatical, Joseph P. Bauer Jan 1992

A Judicial Clerkship 24 Years After Graduation: Or, How I Spent My Spring Sabbatical, Joseph P. Bauer

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The career path of many law professors includes a judicial clerkship - typically, right after graduation. Almost all law professors have extolled the clerkship experience and have written letters of recommendation for students applying for those positions. While I fall into the latter category, I did not fall into the former - at least not until my recent sabbatical.

When I was a law student, I gave no thought to a clerkship, and none of my teachers encouraged me to pursue that route. (In fact, graduating in 1969 at the height of the Vietnam War, I thought mainly - like most of my ...


Lawyers And Liberations, Robert E. Rodes Jan 1991

Lawyers And Liberations, Robert E. Rodes

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Inaugural Howard Lichtenstein Lecture In Legal Ethics: Lawyer Professionalism As A Moral Argument, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 1991

Inaugural Howard Lichtenstein Lecture In Legal Ethics: Lawyer Professionalism As A Moral Argument, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Presenting Expert Testimony, James H. Seckinger Jan 1991

Presenting Expert Testimony, James H. Seckinger

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Character And Community: Rispetto As A Virtue In The Tradition Of Italian-American Lawyers, Thomas L. Shaffer, Mary M. Shaffer Jan 1989

Character And Community: Rispetto As A Virtue In The Tradition Of Italian-American Lawyers, Thomas L. Shaffer, Mary M. Shaffer

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Should A Christian Lawyer Serve The Guilty?, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 1989

Should A Christian Lawyer Serve The Guilty?, Thomas L. Shaffer

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Lawyers As Assimilators And Preservers, Thomas L. Shaffer, Mary M. Shaffer Jan 1988

Lawyers As Assimilators And Preservers, Thomas L. Shaffer, Mary M. Shaffer

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