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Public Values And Professional Responsibility, W. Bradley Wendel Oct 1999

Public Values And Professional Responsibility, W. Bradley Wendel

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Safeguarding The Heritage, Daniel R. Coquillette Mar 1999

Safeguarding The Heritage, Daniel R. Coquillette

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

No abstract provided.


Safeguarding The Heritage, Daniel R. Coquillette Feb 1999

Safeguarding The Heritage, Daniel R. Coquillette

Daniel R. Coquillette

No abstract provided.


Notary's Duty Of Care For Indentifying Document Signers, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1003 (1999), Peter J. Van Alstyne Jan 1999

Notary's Duty Of Care For Indentifying Document Signers, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1003 (1999), Peter J. Van Alstyne

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


Fiduciary Relationships Are Not Contracts, Scott T. Fitzgibbon Jan 1999

Fiduciary Relationships Are Not Contracts, Scott T. Fitzgibbon

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

This Article, which explores the nature of fiduciary relationships, demonstrates that these relationships arise and function in ways that are alien to contractualist thought. While the relationships may, like marriage relationships, be part of the same genus, they are indeed members of a different species. Fiduciary relationships differ both in doctrinal structure and ethical basis. However, some contractualist writing denies one or the other of these two propostitions. This Article, therefore, aims to establish that both are in fact true. The author presents that fiduciary relationships have value and serve purposes that are largely unknown to contractualists. Furthermore, these relationships ...


A Proposed Code Of Ethics For Employers And Customers Of Notaries: A Companion To The Notary Public Code Of Professional Responsibility, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 887 (1999), John C. Anderson, Michael L. Colsen Jan 1999

A Proposed Code Of Ethics For Employers And Customers Of Notaries: A Companion To The Notary Public Code Of Professional Responsibility, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 887 (1999), John C. Anderson, Michael L. Colsen

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Lost Lawyers: Early American Legal Literates And Transatlantic Legal Culture, Mary Sarah Bilder Jan 1999

The Lost Lawyers: Early American Legal Literates And Transatlantic Legal Culture, Mary Sarah Bilder

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

From the author's introduction: Paul C. Kurtz wrote well, spoke and argued eloquently, wore a nice suit, and carried a briefcase. As an observer notes, "He looked 100 percent like a lawyer and conducted himself as a lawyer." Being an actual practitioner of the law, however, does not make one a lawyer in modern America. Lawyer status is conferred only upon those who satisfy formal definitions based on professional education and bar admission. Not surprisingly, on July 7, 1998, Mr. Kurtz was arrested for passing himself off as a lawyer. Three hundred years earlier, an English lord similarly refused ...


Rationing Justice—What Thomas More Would Say, Michael E. Tigar Jan 1999

Rationing Justice—What Thomas More Would Say, Michael E. Tigar

Faculty Scholarship

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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

No abstract provided.