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A Sect Apart: A History Of The Legal Troubles Of The Shakers, Ralph Michael Stein Jan 1981

A Sect Apart: A History Of The Legal Troubles Of The Shakers, Ralph Michael Stein

Pace Law Faculty Publications

This article explores the Shaker experience in nineteenth century America, particularly their relationship to legislative bodies and courts and analyzes the reasons underlying the persistent, selective, official persecution of this group.


The Path Of Legal Education From Edward I To Langdell: A History Of Insular Reaction, Ralph Michael Stein Jan 1981

The Path Of Legal Education From Edward I To Langdell: A History Of Insular Reaction, Ralph Michael Stein

Pace Law Faculty Publications

This article presents an analytic overview of key aspects in the history of legal education in England and the United States from the time of Edward I to the end of the last century. The response of lawyers and legal educators to the perceived need to protect the profession from a variety of ills and plagues is explored. The development of a sense of professionalism by those engaged in the teaching of law, a sense of professionalism that was reactive to public perception about lawyers as well as to academic dismay at the roles played by lawyers, will be explored ...


The Juvenile Offender Act: Effectiveness And Impact On The New York Juvenile Justice System, Merril Sobie Jan 1981

The Juvenile Offender Act: Effectiveness And Impact On The New York Juvenile Justice System, Merril Sobie

Pace Law Faculty Publications

The Juvenile Offender Act of 1978 incorporates the most radical and perhaps the most controversial amendments to New York's juvenile delinquency statutes in several decades. For the first time since 1909, children accused of committing serious offenses are subject to prosecution in the criminal courts. The gradual decriminalization of delinquency, which began a century and a half ago, has been reversed. This report analyzes and evaluates the Act and its implementation. The first two sections summarize the historical development of juvenile delinquency legislation and compare present New York provisions to those in other states. Sections III and IV will ...


Review Of The Court Years, 1939-1975, David S. Cohen Jan 1981

Review Of The Court Years, 1939-1975, David S. Cohen

Pace Law Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The "Perjury Trap", Bennett L. Gershman Jan 1981

The "Perjury Trap", Bennett L. Gershman

Pace Law Faculty Publications

It is the aim of the present Article, first, to explore the boundaries of legitimate grand jury interrogation as it bears on the subject of perjury and, second, to formulate guidelines that strike a balance between the needs of the investigatory process and the rights of witnesses.


Municipal Ordinances For Historic Preservation In New York State, Nicholas A. Robinson Jan 1981

Municipal Ordinances For Historic Preservation In New York State, Nicholas A. Robinson

Pace Law Faculty Publications

Mandated State agency action for historic preservation and encouragement to new local initiatives is found in the N.Y.S. Historic Preservation Act of 1980, Article 14 of the Parks and Recreation Law, L. 1980, Ch. 354 (A. 11779-A). Members of the NYSBA interested in following developments in Historic Preservation Law may wish to participate in the Historic Preservation Law Committee of the Association's new Section on Environmental Law.


An Analysis Of The Employment Patterns Of Minority Law Graduates, Gary A. Munneke Jan 1981

An Analysis Of The Employment Patterns Of Minority Law Graduates, Gary A. Munneke

Pace Law Faculty Publications

This article will discuss the findings of the annual Employment Report of the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) as they relate to the employment patterns of black law school graduates. The NALP surveys provide a reliable and informative picture of legal employment in this country. The survey should prove useful in the development of in-depth instruments to measure career development among black attorneys. This article will present the background and methodology of the Employment Survey in order to aid in the interpretation of the data.


Historic Preservation Law: The Metes & Bounds Of A New Field, Nicholas A. Robinson Jan 1981

Historic Preservation Law: The Metes & Bounds Of A New Field, Nicholas A. Robinson

Pace Law Faculty Publications

Historic Preservation Law has come to mean that combination of regulations, common-law property principles, tax incentives, and adjective law in administrative proceedings, governing historic sites and property within the United States. Although Congress first recognized a need to conserve the nation's wealth of historic amenities in 1906 when it adopted The Antiquities Act, it was only with the nation's bicentennial that the volume and diversity of laws designed to maintain, protect and preserve historic America grew to the point where it could be said that a new field of law had emerged. The symposium which follows this essay ...


Comment, United States V. Mitchell, Gail F. Whittemore Jan 1981

Comment, United States V. Mitchell, Gail F. Whittemore

Pace Law Faculty Publications

Prior to 1946, in order for tribal Indians to gain access to courts for consideration of claims arising out of treaties between Indians and the United States, a special act of Congress was required in each case conferring jurisdiction on the court of claims to hear a tribe's grievance. Long delays, expense, and in many cases denial of access to court for Indians resulted. Seeking to remedy the situation, in 1946, Congress enacted the Indian Claims Commission Act. Under the Act, an Indian Claims Commission was given extremely broad jurisdiction to adjudicate the many outstanding Indian claims, including those ...


Singing Those Law Office Blues, Gary A. Munneke Jan 1981

Singing Those Law Office Blues, Gary A. Munneke

Pace Law Faculty Publications

There were 2,750 young lawyers, 1.8 percent of all young attorneys in the ABA, who responded to the Career Satisfaction Survey. The preliminary survey involved in-depth interviews with 150 young lawyers. The final questionnaire was based upon these interviews. The responses were many and varied, and it was difficult to find many answers "In common. Some respondents found it necessary to elaborate on their answers by writing comments in the columns of the survey. A few of these answers are included because they were both humorous and enlightening.


Review Of International Product Liability, David S. Cohen Jan 1981

Review Of International Product Liability, David S. Cohen

Pace Law Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Introduction: Emerging International Environmental Law, Nicholas A. Robinson Jan 1981

Introduction: Emerging International Environmental Law, Nicholas A. Robinson

Pace Law Faculty Publications

This Introduction notes the emerging mandate for international environmental law and the concurrent problems of implementation. It focuses on two particular applications of this new mandate: the United States-Panama Joint Environment Commission for the Panama Canal, and the suggested role of the United Nations Environment Programme in developing a system of global environmental hazard alerts.