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Vol. 54, No. 7, November 25, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Nov 2003

Vol. 54, No. 7, November 25, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Professor Points out Problems, Pitfalls of Police Profiling Practices •A Ticket to Ride, Straight to the Big House •Robert Rubin Welcomed at 2003 Dean's Special Lecture •New Student Group Takes Aim at School Policy, Federal Legislation •Treatment of JAG Corps Threatens Academic Freedom, Institutional Identity •Quick, Legal Ways to Earn Extra Holiday Cash •Your Brain on Drugs : How Not to Take Law School Exams •Of Earrings and Other Symbols: An Hour with Professor Sherman Clark •Transnational Law, Base-Jumping and Lederhosen- You Guessed it, Professor Mathias Reimann •Just in Time for Autumn: The Shins Chutes Too Narrow •What's in ...


Vol. 54, No. 6, November 11, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Nov 2003

Vol. 54, No. 6, November 11, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Flyin' High with J.J. White •Summer Jobs Involving "Something (il)Legal" •Are Animals People Too? SALDF Hosts Talk on Integration of Animals into the Legal System •Students Discuss Summer Jobs in Criminal Law •Analysis: FEC Commissioner Skeptical of Finance Reform •Can We Trust Cops? Visiting Professor Warns to Think Twice •What to Do When the First Wave of Recruiters Passes You By •NLRB Chairman Returns to Law School, Talks Shop •A Big Carrot for 3Ls to Give Back •Immigration Law After 9/11: A Discussion with Prof. Bo Cooper •Date Auction Photos •Students and Professors Mingle Over Wine and ...


Vol. 54, No. 5, October 28, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Oct 2003

Vol. 54, No. 5, October 28, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Caught on Tape: Yale Kamisar Talks About End of Teaching Career •ACS and BLSA Host Assault on Gun Violence •Lecture on Academic Freedom Features Professor's Thoughts on Civil Liberties •Students Take Time Our in Dean's Corner •Werewolves as Friends: A Trip to Cedar Point •Identity Theft and Financial Aid: Should You be Worried? •An American in Oxford: What's History Got to do With it Anyway? •She May Have Stolen Your Soul, But my Jacket's Missing •Sports v. Memo, and State's Little Brother Syndrome •Will Work for Food: French Laundry Dreams and Taillevant Fantasies... •There ARE ...


Vol. 54, No. 4, October 14, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Oct 2003

Vol. 54, No. 4, October 14, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Downloaders Beware! Record Industry Lawsuits are Indeed 2 Legit 2 Quit •Burning the Midnight Oil with the Insomniac-In-Chief •Letter to the Editor: Taking the MPRE- It's a Mystery to Us •Alcohol Policy Abused: Training Sessions Needs Redirection •ACLU Celebrates Banned Books •The Empire Strokes Back •Fifty Ways to Leave Your Laptop


Vol. 54, No. 3, September 30, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Sep 2003

Vol. 54, No. 3, September 30, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Booze Boos: Students Weigh In on the New Alcohol Policy •Getting in Touch With My Inner Gear-Head •U.S. Ambassador to China Delivers Bishop Lecture on International Law •Supreme Court Wrap-Up: Not Much Wrap, but Pizza was Most Excellent! •Dean Caminker Holds Forum on the Virtues of Public Service •So You Want to Win the Campbell Moot Court Competition •Guided by Voices- Earthquake Glue •What I Learned in My First Month: Duck! •On the Fly, On the Cheap, and Healthy? •Singing the Mantra of the Underdog •1Ls Lend Support to Detroit Nine •Annual Canoe Trip Photos •LSSS Funding Allocations for ...


Vol. 54, No. 2, September 16, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Sep 2003

Vol. 54, No. 2, September 16, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Bigger and Better: Class of 2006 Profile •Greetings From the Editor's Desk •Remembering 9/11: Then and Now •Speaker Offers New Insights on Middle East •y Life as a 1L: Beverly Hills 48109 •Getting Involved: Student Groups Welcome 1Ls at Student Organization Fair •Judge Brudo Simma Delivers Special Lecture •Maybe It's Really Different This Year •Anti-Discrimination Policy Inhibits Student Choice •Michiganders Unite: State Bar Has Much to Offer •Crossword


The Lawyer As Legal Scholar, Michael J. Madison Sep 2003

The Lawyer As Legal Scholar, Michael J. Madison

Michael J. Madison

I review Eugene Volokh's recent book, Academic Legal Writing. The book is nominally directed to law students and those who teach them (and for those audiences, it is outstanding), but it also contains a number of valuable lessons for published scholars. The book is more than a writing manual, however. I argue that Professor Volokh suggests implicitly that scholarship is underappreciated as a dimension of the legal profession. A well-trained lawyer, in other words, should have experience as a scholar. The argument sheds new light on ongoing discussions about the character of law schools.


Vol. 54, No. 1, July 2, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Jul 2003

Vol. 54, No. 1, July 2, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•The New Face of Michigan Law: A Conversation with Dean Caminker •Just a Little Patience •SFF Continues Hotel Voucher Program •Returning 3Ls Discuss Working in Detroit as a Summer Associate •Summer Emails from Cambodia •Boston Firm Helps ''Legal Eagles'' Get Their Wings •Crossword Puzzle


Vol. 53, No. 11, April 15, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Apr 2003

Vol. 53, No. 11, April 15, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Blood, Gin, Ghana, and Learning to Fly: It Could Only be Professor Simpson •One Last Distraction •Avoiding the Breaking Point •Boender's 1L Parting Thoughts •Administration Does Not Plan for Rainy Day •Spring Fever Hits the Quad •Law School Team Wins National Native American Moot Court Tournament •Profs Offer Final Exam Tips •Judge Calebresi Urges Liberals to Shoulder the Burden of Equality •Crossword


Vol. 53, No. 10, April 1, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Apr 2003

Vol. 53, No. 10, April 1, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Annual Tax Challenge Team Takes Top Honors in Texas •WLSA Members Urge Input on Faculty Hiring •Sports Law Team Makes "Final Four" •Law School Advances in International Moot Court Competition •Students Compete in National Environmental Moot Court Competition •79th Annual Henry M. Campbell Moot •Court Competition Enters Final Round •The 2002-2003 Final Round Judges •Grade Curves •Cursive- The Ugly Organ •Crossword


Vol. 53, No. 9, March 18, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Mar 2003

Vol. 53, No. 9, March 18, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Dean Lehman Reflects on Time at Michigan, Looks Forward to New Role •March Musings •A 3L's Advice: Hello Hawaii! •Family First: An Interview with a First-Generation Lawyer •SFF Faces Budget Crunch •Carnivale Internacionale: Annual Law School Prom •Bon Jovi: The Tie that Binds •Out of Gavels: The Year's Worst Music Moments •Crossword


Vol. 53, No. 8, February 11, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Feb 2003

Vol. 53, No. 8, February 11, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•Welcome to My World: A Chat with Dean Sarah Zearfoss •Searching for the Muse •Game On, Eh? •Criminal Law Society Offers Candid Advice on Career Planning •Chicken Soup for the Lawyer's Soul •South African Justice Speaks •In Loving Memory •Bar Week 2003 Draws a Crowd •Valentine's Day •Joan of Arc Rises from the Ashes •Crossword


Vol. 53, No. 7, January 28, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School Jan 2003

Vol. 53, No. 7, January 28, 2003, University Of Michigan Law School

Res Gestae

•A View from the Crowd: Detroit Auto Show 2003 •Students March to Celebrate MLK Day •Holocaust Asset Seizure: Lawyer Discusses Case •NYC ESP •Inquiring Eyes Take Note •Billy Corgan Returns •Office of Public Service Promotes Pro Bono Work •Lace, Grace All Up in Your Face •"Bush League" Cry for Equal Opportunity •Grade Summary •Michigan Law Hosts Doctor King Symposium •Crossword


Introduction: Promoting Justice Through Interdisciplinary Teaching, Practice, And Scholarship, Karen Tokarz Jan 2003

Introduction: Promoting Justice Through Interdisciplinary Teaching, Practice, And Scholarship, Karen Tokarz

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy

Professionals across a wide range of fields have increasingly recognized the benefits of interdisciplinary teaching, practice, and scholarship. Educational institutions, especially law schools, have responded by developing clinical courses and other types of courses in a variety of subject areas, using a range of interdisciplinary approaches. Yet, there has been little focused discussion concerning the goals of these collaborative enterprises, how best to structure these efforts to achieve their intended objectives, and the potential impact on each discipline’s ethical obligations.

The working conference, as well as the pre and post-conference volumes of the Journal, will address the following issues ...


Elucidating The Elephant: Interdisciplinary Law School Classes, Kim Diana Connolly Jan 2003

Elucidating The Elephant: Interdisciplinary Law School Classes, Kim Diana Connolly

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy

This Essay explores the use of interdisciplinary law school classes as a fundamental way to connect law students with future colleagues who are receiving different professional training, as well as with concepts related to but outside of traditional doctrinal law. While these classes offer rich learning opportunities, their design and implementation present a host of different issues. Part I of this Essay briefly explores the history and range of interdisciplinary class opportunities, looking both outside and within the law school context. Part II provides an overview of the benefits and barriers to successful interdisciplinary law school courses. Part III offers ...


Prologue: Brief Of Amici Curiae On Behalf Of A Committee Of Concerned Black Graduates Of Aba Accredited Law Schools: Vicky L. Beasley, Devon W. Carbado, Tasha L. Cooper, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Luke Charles Harris, Shavar Jeffries, Sidney Majalya, Wanda R. Stansbury, Jory Steele, Et Al., In Support Of Respondents, Luke Charles Harris Jan 2003

Prologue: Brief Of Amici Curiae On Behalf Of A Committee Of Concerned Black Graduates Of Aba Accredited Law Schools: Vicky L. Beasley, Devon W. Carbado, Tasha L. Cooper, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Luke Charles Harris, Shavar Jeffries, Sidney Majalya, Wanda R. Stansbury, Jory Steele, Et Al., In Support Of Respondents, Luke Charles Harris

Michigan Journal of Race and Law

The brief of Amici Curiae on Behalf of a Committee of Concerned Black Graduates of ABA Accredited Law Schools in Grutter v. Bollinger was written so as to intervene and to assist in the refraining of the public debate surrounding minority admissions programs in institutions of higher education.


Brief Of Amici Curiae On Behalf Of A Committee Of Concerned Black Graduates Of Aba Accredited Law Schools: Vicky L. Beasley, Devon W. Carbado, Tasha L. Cooper, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Luke Charles Harris, Shavar Jeffries, Sidney Majalya, Wanda R. Stansbury, Jory Steele, Et Al., In Support Of Respondents, Mary Mack Adu Esq. Jan 2003

Brief Of Amici Curiae On Behalf Of A Committee Of Concerned Black Graduates Of Aba Accredited Law Schools: Vicky L. Beasley, Devon W. Carbado, Tasha L. Cooper, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Luke Charles Harris, Shavar Jeffries, Sidney Majalya, Wanda R. Stansbury, Jory Steele, Et Al., In Support Of Respondents, Mary Mack Adu Esq.

Michigan Journal of Race and Law

In the Supreme Court of the United States. Barbara Grutter V. Lee Bollinger


The Lawyer As Legal Scholar, Michael J. Madison Jan 2003

The Lawyer As Legal Scholar, Michael J. Madison

Articles

I review Eugene Volokh's recent book, Academic Legal Writing. The book is nominally directed to law students and those who teach them (and for those audiences, it is outstanding), but it also contains a number of valuable lessons for published scholars. The book is more than a writing manual, however. I argue that Professor Volokh suggests implicitly that scholarship is underappreciated as a dimension of the legal profession. A well-trained lawyer, in other words, should have experience as a scholar. The argument sheds new light on ongoing discussions about the character of law schools.