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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.


Remarks At Women's Conference Luncheon, Marjorie Creola Mix Sep 1999

Remarks At Women's Conference Luncheon, Marjorie Creola Mix

Buffalo Women's Law Journal

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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.


Rules Of Appellate Advocacy: An Australian Perspective, Michael Kirby Jul 1999

Rules Of Appellate Advocacy: An Australian Perspective, Michael Kirby

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

A justice of Australia's highest court gives advice to appellate advocates. The essay begins with an overview of Australia’s judicial structure. The discussion then focuses on ten rules for appellate advocacy.


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.


I Don't Want To Play God: A Response To Professor Tremblay, Justine A. Dunlap Jan 1999

I Don't Want To Play God: A Response To Professor Tremblay, Justine A. Dunlap

Faculty Publications

In Acting "A Very Moral Type of God": Triage Among Poor Clients, an article in this Symposium issue, Professor Paul R. Tremblay argues for the need for triage in the selection of legal services cases and clients and suggests a formula for making those triage decisions. While many of Professor Tremblay's views are unassailable, there is a part of me that rejects absolutely his hierarchy of case selection. In this musing on Professor Tremblay's meditation, I attempt to sort out the basis for my strong reaction to some of his points. I join others who have rejected a ...


Notaries In The American Colonies, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 863 (1999), John E. Seth Jan 1999

Notaries In The American Colonies, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 863 (1999), John E. Seth

The John Marshall Law Review

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New Technology And A Global Economy Demand That American Notaries Better Prepare For The Future: Upgrading The Current Common Law System May Mean Establishing A New Class Of Cyber Professional, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 935 (1999), Milton G. Valera Jan 1999

New Technology And A Global Economy Demand That American Notaries Better Prepare For The Future: Upgrading The Current Common Law System May Mean Establishing A New Class Of Cyber Professional, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 935 (1999), Milton G. Valera

The John Marshall Law Review

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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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Winter 1999 Jan 1999

Winter 1999

Bill of Particulars

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Arthur J. Goldberg's Legacies To American Labor Relations, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 667 (1999), Gerald Berendt, Gil Cornfield, Peter Edelman Jan 1999

Arthur J. Goldberg's Legacies To American Labor Relations, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 667 (1999), Gerald Berendt, Gil Cornfield, Peter Edelman

The John Marshall Law Review

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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

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British Masculinities, Canadian Lawyers, W. Wesley Pue Jan 1999

British Masculinities, Canadian Lawyers, W. Wesley Pue

Faculty Publications

This paper explores the construction of early twentieth century Canadian legal professionalism as the workings-out of Britishness understood through the lenses of cultural history, cultures of imperialism, and gender relations. It provides a case study in the histories of professionalism in a settler colony.


From Webster To Word-Processing: The Ascendance Of The Appellate Brief, William H. Rehnquist Jan 1999

From Webster To Word-Processing: The Ascendance Of The Appellate Brief, William H. Rehnquist

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

Chief Justice William Rehnquist analyzed the evolution of Supreme Court advocacy. The discussion begins with the initial preference for oral arguments and the influence of nineteenth century Supreme Court advocate Daniel Webster. The discussion then turns to the Court’s shift from more attention to oral argument to written briefs.