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Cleveland State University

1988

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Academic Research And Advocacy Research, Victor L. Streib Jan 1988

Academic Research And Advocacy Research, Victor L. Streib

Cleveland State Law Review

Research is something we all do. Some research is a necessary evil, some a delightful passage, some unmitigated drudgery. Our general concern this evening is to hone the concept of legal research, at least as it is manifested by law professors and lawyers. More specifically, how does academic research and advocacy research differ in the world of law and what unique obligations might such differences suggest for the law professoriate? The general issue is the difference, perhaps conflict, between research aimed primarily at discovering truth and expanding knowledge versus research aimed primarily at mounting an argument to achieve victory for ...


Coping With Change: The Lawyer's Role, Wilton S. Sogg Jan 1988

Coping With Change: The Lawyer's Role, Wilton S. Sogg

Cleveland State Law Review

The following articles are the result of an experimental course entitled "Current Problems of Small Business" offered at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Primarily for third-year students, the course was designed to provide a practical learning experience in seminar format. The course focused on business issues, but also taught lawyering skills such as interviewing, counseling, negotiating and drafting. Thus, the students were provided a pragmatic learning experience that can be applied to legal practice.


Mergers And Acquisitions: The Quintessence Of Change, James C. Freund Jan 1988

Mergers And Acquisitions: The Quintessence Of Change, James C. Freund

Cleveland State Law Review

I wrote a book in the mid-'70's entitled ANATOMY OF A MERGER, a guide to handling negotiated acquisitions. Looking back from the vantage point of a decade later, I was struck by the tremendous changes that had taken place in terms of how acquisitions of public companies are accomplished. Today, the hostile takeover has so permeated the public company acquisition scene that it has entirely altered the way that lawyers and others who ply this trade accomplish their goals.