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History Of The Notre Dame College Of Law, Thomas Frank Konop Jan 1930

History Of The Notre Dame College Of Law, Thomas Frank Konop

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In the summer of 1868 the Board of Trustees of the University passed a resolution "for the opening of a course in law at Notre Dame." At that time there were very few law schools in the country and the profession was almost wholly recruited from the law-offices. As a matter of fact there was great doubt among the lawyers at that time as to the advisability and the possibility of acquiring training for the bar at a university. There were even prejudices at that time against the study of law at law schools. It was during such doubts and ...


Proposed Legislation For Enforcement Of Prohibition, Thomas Frank Konop Jan 1930

Proposed Legislation For Enforcement Of Prohibition, Thomas Frank Konop

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Under date of November 21st, 1929, the Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement made a preliminary report to the President on observance and enforcement of prohibition. Under subdivision (D) of that report, the Commission offered three methods to relieve the congestion in the Federal Courts. Although the bills are constitutional, they will not relieve congestion. Instead, the will promote fraud and lower citizens' respect for the Federal Judiciary and the Constitution.