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Self-Reflection Within The Academy: The Absence Of Women In Constitutional Jurisprudence, Karin M. Mika Jul 2012

Self-Reflection Within The Academy: The Absence Of Women In Constitutional Jurisprudence, Karin M. Mika

Karin Mika

This article will suggest that legal education has failed to represent the significant contributions of women in our American legal heritage within its curriculum. It urges that an acknowledgment of the feminine contribution must now be included within the curriculum of law schools in such a way that the contribution is incorporated within traditional substantive courses rather than select courses dealing with primarily "women's issues." Focusing on the Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries, this article highlights the achievements and legal battles of women which were integral to the overall development of legal theory in our country. It discusses some ...


From Oxford To Williamsburg: The Evolution Of Legal Education And Law Libraries Across The Pond, James S. Heller Jun 2012

From Oxford To Williamsburg: The Evolution Of Legal Education And Law Libraries Across The Pond, James S. Heller

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Akron Law School: The Early History Of The University Of Akron School Of Law: 1921-1959, Richard Aynes, Margaret E. Matejkovic Jan 2012

Akron Law School: The Early History Of The University Of Akron School Of Law: 1921-1959, Richard Aynes, Margaret E. Matejkovic

Akron Law Publications

This manuscript contains an initial history of the Akron Law School (1921-1959) the predecessor of the University of Akron School of Law.

The school was founded in 1921 as an evening school. This manuscript begins with a biographical sketch of the founding Dean, Judge Charles R. Grant. Grant was an underage Union soldier in the Civil War who participated in the capture of New Orleans and whose service was recognized by the U.S. Congress. At a time when less than one percent of the people in the nation had a college degree, he graduated from Western Reserve College (then ...


Akron Law School: The Early History Of The University Of Akron School Of Law: 1921-1959, Richard Aynes, Margaret E. Matejkovic Dec 2011

Akron Law School: The Early History Of The University Of Akron School Of Law: 1921-1959, Richard Aynes, Margaret E. Matejkovic

Richard L. Aynes

This manuscript contains an initial history of the Akron Law School (1921-1959) the predecessor of the University of Akron School of Law. The school was founded in 1921 as an evening school. This manuscript begins with a biographical sketch of the founding Dean, Judge Charles R. Grant. Grant was an underage Union soldier in the Civil War who participated in the capture of New Orleans and whose service was recognized by the U.S. Congress. At a time when less than one percent of the people in the nation had a college degree, he graduated from Western Reserve College (then ...