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What Are Professional Skills And Why Should Law Schools Teach Them?, Donald G. Gifford Jan 1989

What Are Professional Skills And Why Should Law Schools Teach Them?, Donald G. Gifford

Faculty Scholarship

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Law-Givers, Story-Tellers, And Dubin’S Legal Heroes: The Emerging Dichotomy In Legal Ethics (Video Review), Vincent R. Johnson Jan 1989

Law-Givers, Story-Tellers, And Dubin’S Legal Heroes: The Emerging Dichotomy In Legal Ethics (Video Review), Vincent R. Johnson

Faculty Articles

Two camps have begun to emerge from the rich ferment in legal ethics teaching and scholarship over the last twenty years. The first group, whose members might be termed “law-givers,” consists of those who view legal ethics as chiefly concerned with the identification, transmission, and enforcement of uniform standards governing the conduct of lawyers. The second group—considerably smaller, but increasingly well-defined—might be called the “story-tellers.” The story-tellers place a higher value on persons and context than on principles and procedures, and on the cultivation of a deeper, less mechanical sense of professionalism than detailed rules can provide.

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The Revolution In American Law Schools, David R. Barnhizer Jan 1989

The Revolution In American Law Schools, David R. Barnhizer

Law Faculty Articles and Essays

There is a continuing revolution in American law schools that is transforming legal scholarship, teaching, and the structure of the curriculum. The revolution is altering the law schools' relationships with the legal profession and judiciary. The revolution has not been contained within the schools, in part because it is being stimulated by events and sources outside the law schools with the schools being reactive rather than proactive institutions. This article examines the ten primary forces behind the revolution in American law schools.


Through The Looking Glass Of Eminent Domain: Exploring The "Arbitrary And Capricious" Test And Substantive Rationality Review Of Governmental Decisions, Zygmunt J.B. Plater Jan 1989

Through The Looking Glass Of Eminent Domain: Exploring The "Arbitrary And Capricious" Test And Substantive Rationality Review Of Governmental Decisions, Zygmunt J.B. Plater

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

The day-to-day realities of different systems of government can be discerned in the way they handle, in theory and practice, clashes between the individual and the collective will. The structure of contemporary American democracy is no exception. It is comprised of a variegated assortment of judicial formulae for balancing the interests of the individual and the state, most of these formulae tracing back with differing degrees of directness to textual bases in the first nine amendments to the federal Constitution or their state constitutional equivalents. One of these basic structural balancings, encountered early on by every student of American law ...


Preparing Global Professionals, Alfred C. Aman Jan 1989

Preparing Global Professionals, Alfred C. Aman

Articles by Maurer Faculty

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Legal Education In Australia: An American Perspective, Craig M. Bradley Jan 1989

Legal Education In Australia: An American Perspective, Craig M. Bradley

Articles by Maurer Faculty

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