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Federal Sentencing: A Judge’S Personal Sentencing Journey Told Through The Voices Of Offenders He Sentenced, Mark W. Bennett 2020 Drake University Law School

Federal Sentencing: A Judge’S Personal Sentencing Journey Told Through The Voices Of Offenders He Sentenced, Mark W. Bennett

Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice

Federal sentencing is a tragic mess. Thirty years of conflicting legislative experiments began with high hopes but resulted in mass incarceration. Federal sentences, especially in drug cases, are all too often bone-crushingly severe.

In this Article, the Honorable Mark Bennett, a retired federal judge, shares about his journey with federal sentencing and his strong disagreement with the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines by telling the stories of some of the 400 men and women he sentenced during his twenty-five years as a federal judge.


Pillars Of Justice: Lawyers And The Liberal Tradition, By Owen Fiss, Saba Samanian 2020 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Pillars Of Justice: Lawyers And The Liberal Tradition, By Owen Fiss, Saba Samanian

Osgoode Hall Law Journal

AT TIMES, IT IS POSSIBLE TO UNDERESTIMATE, or perhaps momentarily forget, the individuals who have been instrumental in shaping the evolution of the justice system. Thankfully, Pillars of Justice by Owen Fiss serves as a reminder of the resilience and the triumph of such individuals. Each chapter of the book is dedicated to someone who he considers to have made a significant contribution to justice, and, as such, has become a personal hero.


The Passion Of John Paul Stevens, Linda Greenhouse 2020 Yale Law School

The Passion Of John Paul Stevens, Linda Greenhouse

Michigan Law Review

Review of John Paul Stevens' The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years.


That Further Shore: A Memoir Of Irish Roots And American Promise [Table Of Contents], John D. Feerick 2020 Fordham University

That Further Shore: A Memoir Of Irish Roots And American Promise [Table Of Contents], John D. Feerick

Biography

A rare and evocative memoir of a respected constitutional scholar, dedicated public servant, political reformer, and facilitator of peace in the land of his ancestors

John D. Feerick’s life has all the elements of a modern Horatio Alger story: the poor boy who achieves success by dint of his hard work. But Feerick brought other elements to that classical American success story: his deep religious faith, his integrity, and his paramount concern for social justice. In his memoir, The Further Shore, Feerick shares his inspiring story, from its humble beginnings born to immigrant parents in the South Bronx, going ...


The Paradox Of Justice John Paul Stevens, Sonja R. West, Dahlia Lithwick 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

The Paradox Of Justice John Paul Stevens, Sonja R. West, Dahlia Lithwick

Northwestern University Law Review

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In Memoriam, Hannah Mullen 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

In Memoriam, Hannah Mullen

Northwestern University Law Review

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A Personal History Of The Law Review, John Paul Stevens 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

A Personal History Of The Law Review, John Paul Stevens

Northwestern University Law Review

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Justice Stevens And The Project Of Perfecting The Constitution, Katherine Shaw 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Justice Stevens And The Project Of Perfecting The Constitution, Katherine Shaw

Northwestern University Law Review

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Sixty-Five Oral Arguments Were Not Enough: A Tribute To Justice Stevens From Across The Bench, Carter G. Phillips 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Sixty-Five Oral Arguments Were Not Enough: A Tribute To Justice Stevens From Across The Bench, Carter G. Phillips

Northwestern University Law Review

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Judging And Baseball, Merritt E. McAlister 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Judging And Baseball, Merritt E. Mcalister

Northwestern University Law Review

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"The Function Of The Independent Lawyer As A Guardian Of Our Freedom": The Great Stevens Dissent In Walters, Andrew Koppelman 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

"The Function Of The Independent Lawyer As A Guardian Of Our Freedom": The Great Stevens Dissent In Walters, Andrew Koppelman

Northwestern University Law Review

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A Photo Tribute, 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

A Photo Tribute

Northwestern University Law Review

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Price-Fixing In The Motion Picture Industry, John Paul Stevens 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Price-Fixing In The Motion Picture Industry, John Paul Stevens

Northwestern University Law Review

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Monopoly Or Monopolization––A Reply To Professor Rostow, Edward R. Johnston, John Paul Stevens 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Monopoly Or Monopolization––A Reply To Professor Rostow, Edward R. Johnston, John Paul Stevens

Northwestern University Law Review

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Introductory Comment, Seventy-Fifth Volume, John Paul Stevens 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Introductory Comment, Seventy-Fifth Volume, John Paul Stevens

Northwestern University Law Review

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Is Justice Irrelevant?, John Paul Stevens 2020 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Is Justice Irrelevant?, John Paul Stevens

Northwestern University Law Review

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The Communitarian Work And Vision(S) Of Robert Cochran (And Thomas Shaffer), Richard W. Garnett 2020 Pepperdine University

The Communitarian Work And Vision(S) Of Robert Cochran (And Thomas Shaffer), Richard W. Garnett

Pepperdine Law Review

Professor Robert Cochran’s work and thought were powerfully shaped by those of his friend, mentor, and teacher, the late Professor Thomas Shaffer, a towering figure in the religious lawyering movement. A leading theme in Shaffer’s writing, one that has continued through and been developed in Cochran’s, is “community.” This Essay explores and unpacks this theme and highlights several ways that the idea of “community” functions in their vision of the lawyer’s role and vocation.


Abraham Lincoln And The Cardinal Virtue Of Practical Reason, Brett G. Scharffs 2020 Pepperdine University

Abraham Lincoln And The Cardinal Virtue Of Practical Reason, Brett G. Scharffs

Pepperdine Law Review

Practical wisdom is an elusive concept. This Article focuses on a case in which Abraham Lincoln, prior to his election as President, participated (or more accurately did not participate) to frame a discussion of what practical wisdom means and how it makes a difference for lawyers.


The Practice Of Law As Christian Discipleship, Nathan S. Chapman 2020 Pepperdine University

The Practice Of Law As Christian Discipleship, Nathan S. Chapman

Pepperdine Law Review

“Can the ordinary practice of law be a religious calling?” In a number of scholarly books and articles, as a teacher, and as a mentor, Robert Cochran has answered this question with a resounding “yes.” This Essay, part of a festschrift published in Bob’s honor by the Pepperdine Law Review, engages with his work to propose a framework of Christian ethics for reconceiving the practice of law as a form of Christian discipleship. It argues that Christians should understand the practice of law as participation in government-as-judgment, participation that is always fraught with the risks of deceit, injustice, and ...


Law Library Blog (February 2020): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School of Law 2020 Roger Williams University

Law Library Blog (February 2020): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

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