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To Forge New Hammers Of Justice: Deep-Six The Doing-Teaching Dichotomy And Embrace The Dialectic Of "Doing Theory", Barbara L. Bezdek Aug 2009

To Forge New Hammers Of Justice: Deep-Six The Doing-Teaching Dichotomy And Embrace The Dialectic Of "Doing Theory", Barbara L. Bezdek

Barbara L Bezdek

This essay argues that the teaching-doing tightrope bemoaned among clinicians, while posing real tensions, is overdrawn. The asserted dichotomy is between the demands of teaching legal theory and of doing daily law practice for clients enmeshed in poverty. The dichotomy is misleading because the development of transformative legal theory arises repeatedly on the front lines of client work, and interdependently with the works of attentive scholars. Two bellwether cases, Goldberg v. Kelly and Javins v. First National Realty, illustrate the vital interdependence of justice-seeking scholarship and justice-serving representation of clients in challenging the reigning structure of legal rules and constraining ...


Reflections On The Practice Of A Theory: Law, Teaching, And Social Change, Barbara L. Bezdek Aug 2009

Reflections On The Practice Of A Theory: Law, Teaching, And Social Change, Barbara L. Bezdek

Barbara L Bezdek

No abstract provided.


"Legal Theory And Practice" Development At The University Of Maryland: One Teacher's Experience In Programmatic Context, Barbara Bezdek Aug 2009

"Legal Theory And Practice" Development At The University Of Maryland: One Teacher's Experience In Programmatic Context, Barbara Bezdek

Barbara L Bezdek

No abstract provided.


Libertad, Confianza Y Afecto Como Fundamentos De La Comunidad De Nuestra Escuela, Juan Pablo Pampillo Baliño Jan 2009

Libertad, Confianza Y Afecto Como Fundamentos De La Comunidad De Nuestra Escuela, Juan Pablo Pampillo Baliño

Juan Pablo Pampillo Baliño

No abstract provided.


Ethics As Self-Transcendence: Legal Education, Faith, And An Ethos Of Justice, Patrick Brown Jan 2009

Ethics As Self-Transcendence: Legal Education, Faith, And An Ethos Of Justice, Patrick Brown

Seattle University Law Review

Ethics is fundamentally about ethos, attitude, one's grounded stance or existential orientation, not the extrinsicism of concepts or the formalism of rules. Ethics concerns not just any orientation, but that intimate and demanding form of personal development manifested in the experience and practice of self-transcendence. Conversely, the neglect of ethics as self-transcendence introduces deep distortions into the way we socialize students into notions of ethics and professionalism. It introduces subsequent distortions into the conditions of legal practice. It encourages a superficial and extrinsic minimalism. It encourages, in effect, the disastrous conception of legal ethics as ethical legalism. I begin ...


El Nuevo Plan De Estudios De Licenciatura De La Escuela Libre De Derecho, Juan Pablo Pampillo Baliño Dec 2008

El Nuevo Plan De Estudios De Licenciatura De La Escuela Libre De Derecho, Juan Pablo Pampillo Baliño

Dr. Juan Pablo Pampillo Baliño

No abstract provided.