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The Library Of Robert Morris, Civil Rights Lawyer & Activist, Laurel Davis, Mary Sarah Bilder Jun 2018

The Library Of Robert Morris, Civil Rights Lawyer & Activist, Laurel Davis, Mary Sarah Bilder

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

This article analyzes the Robert Morris library, the only known extant, antebellum, African American-owned library. The seventy-five titles, including two unique pamphlet compilations, reveal Morris’s intellectual commitment to full citizenship, equality, and participation for people of color. The article provides a model for the interpretation of lawyers' libraries.


In Memoriam: John Reed, Theodore J. St. Antoine Jun 2018

In Memoriam: John Reed, Theodore J. St. Antoine

Michigan Law Review

A tribute to John W. Reed.


The Right To An Independent Judiciary And The Avoidance Of Constitutional Conflict: The Burger Court’S Flawed Reasoning In Chandler V. Judicial Council Of The Tenth Circuit And Its Unfortunate Legacy, Joshua E. Kastenberg May 2018

The Right To An Independent Judiciary And The Avoidance Of Constitutional Conflict: The Burger Court’S Flawed Reasoning In Chandler V. Judicial Council Of The Tenth Circuit And Its Unfortunate Legacy, Joshua E. Kastenberg

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics

In 1970, the United States Supreme Court issued Chandler v. Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit in which five Justices determined that the federal courts of appeals possessed an administrative authority to manage the district court judges within an appellate court’s respective circuit. The decision enabled the Tenth Circuit to decide the fitness of a judge to preside over cases without a formal motion from a litigant. Although Congress had enabled the courts of appeals to oversee basic judicial functions (such as temporarily assigning district court judges to overworked districts), Congress did not intend to grant the power to ...


The Supreme Court Before John Marshall, Scott Douglas Gerber May 2018

The Supreme Court Before John Marshall, Scott Douglas Gerber

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Wilderness, Luck & Love: A Memoir And A Tribute, Neil Kagan May 2018

Wilderness, Luck & Love: A Memoir And A Tribute, Neil Kagan

Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law

In 1983, I brought two lawsuits, my first in federal court. Together, these lawsuits were the catalyst responsible for breaking a years-long impasse over the fate of pristine wildlands under the supervision of the U.S. Forest Service. The lawsuits also pushed Congress to preserve more wildlands as wilderness than it would have otherwise. Congress preserved more than 8.2 million acres of land in eighteen states in 1984 all told.

Many forces and people were responsible for protecting wildlands in the United States as wilderness. I tell this story to recognize the one person who has never received any ...


Reclaiming A Great Judge's Legacy, Frank M. Coffin Apr 2018

Reclaiming A Great Judge's Legacy, Frank M. Coffin

Maine Law Review

In the legal profession a deep sigh of relief is heard over the land. After roughly two decades of incubation, the long-awaited biography of the great judge has arrived, Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge, by Stanford Law Professor Gerald Gunther. The book, in my opinion, is well worth the wait. Nearly 700 pages, plus a hundred more for footnotes, it nevertheless represents a heroic condensation of some 100,000 different items on file at Harvard Law School, including no fewer than 50,000 items of correspondence, 1,000 district court opinions, and nearly 3,000 circuit court opinions ...


2018 Academy Of Law Alumni Fellows Dinner And Induction Ceremony Program Apr 2018

2018 Academy Of Law Alumni Fellows Dinner And Induction Ceremony Program

Academy of Law Alumni Fellows

No abstract provided.


George J. Mitchell: Maine's Environmental Senator, Michael R. Bosse Apr 2018

George J. Mitchell: Maine's Environmental Senator, Michael R. Bosse

Maine Law Review

The State of Maine is blessed with a history of impressive and respected politicians. Among others, the list includes James Blaine, Margaret Chase Smith, and Edmund S. Muskie. The State now must add the name of George J. Mitchell to these ranks. A native son of Waterville, Maine, he attended Bowdoin College, Georgetown University Law Center, and eventually catapulted himself into one of the most powerful political positions in the United States government when he was elected as majority leader of the United States Senate. During his tenure as majority leader, he helped to redefine the position through his strong ...


Senator George Mitchell And The Constitution, G. Calvin Mackenzie Apr 2018

Senator George Mitchell And The Constitution, G. Calvin Mackenzie

Maine Law Review

In May of 1980, George J. Mitchell took the oath of office that all United States Senators have taken since 1868. The fourteen and one-half years of Mitchell's Senate service were a time of institutional and political tumult. For only two and one-half of those years were the Congress and the presidency controlled by the same party; only in those same two and one-half years did Mitchell serve with a President who was a member of his own party. This Article will examine a number of the most important constitutional issues that came before the Senate from 1980 through ...


Green Bag Cataloging Trivia, Aaron S. Kirschenfeld Apr 2018

Green Bag Cataloging Trivia, Aaron S. Kirschenfeld

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


2018 Academy Of Law Alumni Fellows Dinner And Induction Ceremony Program Jan 2018

2018 Academy Of Law Alumni Fellows Dinner And Induction Ceremony Program

Academy of Law Alumni Fellows

No abstract provided.


Cardozo, Andrew L. Kaufman Jan 2018

Cardozo, Andrew L. Kaufman

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


In Memory Of Roderick Glen Ayers, Jr. (1947–2017), Professor Of Law, St. Mary's University School Of Law, Craig A. Gargotta, William R. "Dick" Davis Jr. Jan 2018

In Memory Of Roderick Glen Ayers, Jr. (1947–2017), Professor Of Law, St. Mary's University School Of Law, Craig A. Gargotta, William R. "Dick" Davis Jr.

St. Mary's Law Journal

On September 27, 2017, Glen Ayers, a former professor at St. Mary’s School of Law, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. Two St. Mary's alumni—Bankruptcy Judge Craig A. Gargotta (1989) and William R. “Dick” Davis, Jr. (1983)—have provided this tribute to an icon of San Antonio’s bankruptcy bar.


The Nature Of The Judicial Process: The Enduring Significance Of A Legal Classic, Joel K. Goldstein Jan 2018

The Nature Of The Judicial Process: The Enduring Significance Of A Legal Classic, Joel K. Goldstein

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Dean's Desk: Past And Present, Women Play Key Roles At Iu Maurer, Austen L. Parrish Nov 2017

Dean's Desk: Past And Present, Women Play Key Roles At Iu Maurer, Austen L. Parrish

Austen Parrish (2014-)

Under first lady Laurie Burns McRobbie’s leadership, Indiana University founded Women’s Philanthropy as one way to celebrate alumnae leadership and to make the achievements of our most talented and trailblazing women graduates more visible. As the IU Maurer School of Law’s 175th year draws to a close, consistent with these larger University efforts, it’s an opportune time to celebrate some of the law school’s extraordinary women graduates. Their stories are powerful and inspiring, and I’m pleased to share just a few.


The Honorable Robert R. Merhige, Jr.: A Judge Ahead Of His Time, Wayne A. Logan Sep 2017

The Honorable Robert R. Merhige, Jr.: A Judge Ahead Of His Time, Wayne A. Logan

Scholarly Publications

No abstract provided.


Biography: Eyre, Sir James (Bap. 1734, D. 1799), C. Douglas Hay Jul 2017

Biography: Eyre, Sir James (Bap. 1734, D. 1799), C. Douglas Hay

Douglas C. Hay

No abstract provided.


Biography: Ashhurst, Sir William Henry (1725–1807), C. Douglas Hay Jul 2017

Biography: Ashhurst, Sir William Henry (1725–1807), C. Douglas Hay

Douglas C. Hay

No abstract provided.


Biography: Le Blanc, Sir Simon (1748/9–1816), C. Douglas Hay Jul 2017

Biography: Le Blanc, Sir Simon (1748/9–1816), C. Douglas Hay

Douglas C. Hay

No abstract provided.


The Frankino Style, Donald W. Dowd Jun 2017

The Frankino Style, Donald W. Dowd

Donald W. Dowd

No abstract provided.


Dean Reuschlein: The Patriarch Of Villanova Law School, Donald W. Dowd Jun 2017

Dean Reuschlein: The Patriarch Of Villanova Law School, Donald W. Dowd

Donald W. Dowd

No abstract provided.


Joseph R. Wenk - Colleague, Scholar, And Friend, Donald W. Dowd Jun 2017

Joseph R. Wenk - Colleague, Scholar, And Friend, Donald W. Dowd

Donald W. Dowd

No abstract provided.


Robert A.J. Barry 1929-1986, Donald W. Dowd Jun 2017

Robert A.J. Barry 1929-1986, Donald W. Dowd

Donald W. Dowd

No abstract provided.


Ll.B. To J.D. At Notre Dame Law School, Beth G. Klein Jun 2017

Ll.B. To J.D. At Notre Dame Law School, Beth G. Klein

1968–1971: William B. Lawless Jr.

At the time of the switch from LL.B. to J.D. (1968-1969) the dean was William B. Lawless. This note documents the research on the topic.


Dean's Desk: Celebrating Student Excellence In Journals, Advocacy Boards, Austen L. Parrish May 2017

Dean's Desk: Celebrating Student Excellence In Journals, Advocacy Boards, Austen L. Parrish

Austen Parrish (2014-)

No abstract provided.


Karl F. Jorda: An Anthology Remembering The Remarkable Life Of An Ip Icon And Beloved Professor, Jon R. Cavicchi May 2017

Karl F. Jorda: An Anthology Remembering The Remarkable Life Of An Ip Icon And Beloved Professor, Jon R. Cavicchi

Law Faculty Scholarship

[Excerpt] “In May 2016 I was sad to hear that Professor Karl Jorda had passed away. For twenty-five years, Karl had been my professor, while earning my LL.M. (IP) degree, as well as Faculty colleague, ardent supporter of the Library, and friend. For almost two decades, he made annual donations from his grand personal library. These materials, on the spectrum from continuing education practice monographs to exotic treatises on IP in foreign languages, helped add to the unique holdings of the IP Library. Upon retiring, he donated over a dozen cabinets of his papers, many are the foundation of ...


Perfectly Frank: A Reflection On Quality Lawyering In Honor Of R. Franklin Balotti, Leo E. Strine Jr., James J. Hanks Jr., John F. Olson, A. Gilchrist Sparks, E. Norman Veasey, Gregory P. Williams Apr 2017

Perfectly Frank: A Reflection On Quality Lawyering In Honor Of R. Franklin Balotti, Leo E. Strine Jr., James J. Hanks Jr., John F. Olson, A. Gilchrist Sparks, E. Norman Veasey, Gregory P. Williams

Faculty Scholarship

This essay honoring the late R. Franklin Balotti focuses upon certain of the key attributes necessary to practice business law effectively and ethically. Among these attributes are a strong work ethic, the integrity to stand behind your own advice and candidly admit when things do not go according to plan, empathy for how others will view your client’s actions and the ability to communicate that perception to your client, the confidence to change the pace of a transaction when a slow down or time out is warranted, and the ability to have some fun and laugh (even at yourself ...


2017 Academy Of Law Alumni Fellows Dinner And Induction Ceremony Program Apr 2017

2017 Academy Of Law Alumni Fellows Dinner And Induction Ceremony Program

Academy of Law Alumni Fellows

No abstract provided.


2017 Academy Of Law Alumni Fellows Dinner And Induction Ceremony Invitation Apr 2017

2017 Academy Of Law Alumni Fellows Dinner And Induction Ceremony Invitation

Academy of Law Alumni Fellows

No abstract provided.


Calvin Massey: Gentleman And Scholar, Ashutosh Bhagwat Feb 2017

Calvin Massey: Gentleman And Scholar, Ashutosh Bhagwat

University of New Hampshire Law Review

I first met Calvin Massey in person in 1994, when I joined the U.C. Hastings faculty. However, I knew of and admired Calvin’s scholarship long before that. Six years earlier, I was a law student at the University of Chicago, and a student editor at the law review. In that role, I helped cite-check and edit a major article authored by Calvin, as well as a series of short responses by Calvin and other scholars, debating the meaning and scope of the Eleventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. I was struck then, and continue to be amazed ...