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Interview With E. Norman Veasey, Andrew Edelstein, E. Norman Veasey, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Nov 1999

Interview With E. Norman Veasey, Andrew Edelstein, E. Norman Veasey, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

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E. Norman Veasey (L '57) practiced at the firm of Richards, Layton & Finger from 1958 to 1992. In 1992 he was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware, where he served until 2004.


Interview With David Rudovsky, Lisa H. Hernandez, David Rudovsky, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Nov 1999

Interview With David Rudovsky, Lisa H. Hernandez, David Rudovsky, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

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David Rudovsky, one of the nation’s leading civil rights and criminal defense attorneys, practices public interest law with the firm of Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg. He became a Senior Fellow at Penn Law in 1988 and teaches courses in Criminal Law, Constitutional Criminal Procedure and Evidence.

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Interview With Gilbert F. Casellas, Lake Srinivasan, Gilbert F. Casellas, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Oct 1999

Interview With Gilbert F. Casellas, Lake Srinivasan, Gilbert F. Casellas, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

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Gilbert F. Casellas (L '77) is a lawyer and businessman. He is Chairman of OMNITRU, a Washington, D.C. area investment and consulting firm, a director of Prudential Financial, trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, and advisor to Toyota Motor North America and Comcast Corporation. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Law Institute. From 1994 to 1998 he served as chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Interview With Regina Austin, Randy Lee, Regina Austin, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Oct 1999

Interview With Regina Austin, Randy Lee, Regina Austin, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

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Regina Austin (L '73), William A. Schnader Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, pursues her interest in the overlapping burdens of race, gender, and class oppression in traditional legal scholarship, as well as in her work on documentary films. She is the director of the Penn Program on Documentaries & the Law, which holds an annual Visual Legal Advocacy Roundtable for public interest lawyers, hosts screenings of law-genre documentary films throughout the year, and maintains a national repository of dozens of clemency videos as a ...


Notable Notes: A Collection Of Law Student Notebooks, Karen S. Beck, Ann Mcdonald Sep 1999

Notable Notes: A Collection Of Law Student Notebooks, Karen S. Beck, Ann Mcdonald

Rare Book Room Exhibition Programs

Exhibition program from a Fall 1999 exhibit presented in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room at the Boston College Law Library. The exhibition featured notebooks produced by American and British law students in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.


Interview With Judge Arlin M. Adams, Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Jul 1999

Interview With Judge Arlin M. Adams, Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

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Arlin M. Adams (L '47) served as a justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit from 1969 until his retirement in 1987, when he returned to private practice. He was later involved in a number of significant legal cases. He died in 2015.


Interview With Judge Dolores Sloviter, Catharine L. Krieps, Dolores Sloviter, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Apr 1999

Interview With Judge Dolores Sloviter, Catharine L. Krieps, Dolores Sloviter, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

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Dolores Sloviter (L '56) is a Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is the first woman appointed to that court and the only woman to have served as its Chief Judge.


Interview With Curtis Reitz, Scott White, Curtis R. Reitz, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School Mar 1999

Interview With Curtis Reitz, Scott White, Curtis R. Reitz, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Law School

Legal Oral History Project

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Curtis R. Reitz (L' 56)is the Algernon Sydney Biddle Professor, Emeritus of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He has represented Pennsylvania for 25 years in the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, and is chair of the Conference's Committee on International Legal Developments. He also participated in the recent revision of the Uniform Commercial Code.


All The Way Down The Slippery Slope: Gun Prohibition In England And Some Lessons For Civil Liberties In America, David B. Kopel, Joseph Olson Jan 1999

All The Way Down The Slippery Slope: Gun Prohibition In England And Some Lessons For Civil Liberties In America, David B. Kopel, Joseph Olson

David B Kopel

Whenever civil liberties issues are contested, proponents of greater restrictions often chide civil liberties defenders for being unwilling to offer moderate concessions. Frequently, persons advocating restrictions on civil liberties claim that the "moderate" restriction will not infringe the core civil liberty. When rights advocates raise the "slippery slope" argument, they are criticized for being excessively fearful. The goal of the article is to refine our understanding of "slippery slopes" by examining a case in which a civil liberty really did slide all the way down the slippery slope.

The right to arms in Great Britain was entirely unrestricted at the ...


On The Obligation Of The State To Extend A Right Of Self-Defense To Its Citizens, Claire Oakes Finkelstein Jan 1999

On The Obligation Of The State To Extend A Right Of Self-Defense To Its Citizens, Claire Oakes Finkelstein

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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The Legalization Of The Presidencey: A Twenty-Five Year Watergate Retrospective, Michael A. Fitts Jan 1999

The Legalization Of The Presidencey: A Twenty-Five Year Watergate Retrospective, Michael A. Fitts

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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Due Process, Community, And The Prince In The Evolution Of The Ordo Iudiciarius, Kenneth Pennington Jan 1999

Due Process, Community, And The Prince In The Evolution Of The Ordo Iudiciarius, Kenneth Pennington

Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions

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Social Contract Theory In American Case Law, Anita L. Allen Jan 1999

Social Contract Theory In American Case Law, Anita L. Allen

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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The Architecture Of Judicial Independence, Stephen B. Burbank Jan 1999

The Architecture Of Judicial Independence, Stephen B. Burbank

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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On Hate And Equality, Alon Harel, Gideon Parchomovsky Jan 1999

On Hate And Equality, Alon Harel, Gideon Parchomovsky

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Book Review. Roman Law After The Fall Of Rome, David V. Snyder Jan 1999

Book Review. Roman Law After The Fall Of Rome, David V. Snyder

Articles by Maurer Faculty

Review of: Stein, Peter, Roman Law in European History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.


Introduction: Hong Kong After The Reversion: In Search Of A Post‐Colonial Order, Tuck Hong James Tang Jan 1999

Introduction: Hong Kong After The Reversion: In Search Of A Post‐Colonial Order, Tuck Hong James Tang

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

The political handover of Hong Kong on 1 July 1997 turned out to be a non-eventwith little political drama. Emotions ran high when the Union Jack was loweredand was replaced by the Chinese national flag (wuxing hongqi), peacefully endingover one and a half centuries of British colonial rule in Hong Kong. The handovertook place smoothly, despite the heavy rain, without political and social turbulence.The Sino-British disagreement over the abolition of the Legislative Council marredthe occasion, but the swearing-in of a pro-Beijing Provisional Legislative Councilwas largely accepted as a fait accompli.


Clueless: The Misuse Of Batf Firearms Tracing Data, David B. Kopel Dec 1998

Clueless: The Misuse Of Batf Firearms Tracing Data, David B. Kopel

David B Kopel

Sometimes the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms traces the registered sales history of a gun which was used in a crime, or which has been seized by the police. Traced guns are not representative of the broader universe of crime guns. Accordingly, drawing public policy conclusions based on tracing data is unwise.


A Response To John T. Noonan, Jr., M. Cathleen Kaveny Dec 1998

A Response To John T. Noonan, Jr., M. Cathleen Kaveny

M. Cathleen Kaveny

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