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Preliminary Injunctions Prevail Through The Winter Of Buckhannon, Kaitlan Donahue 2024 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Preliminary Injunctions Prevail Through The Winter Of Buckhannon, Kaitlan Donahue

Northwestern University Law Review

The Civil Rights Attorney’s Fees Awards Act of 1976 allows courts to award attorneys’ fees to the “prevailing party” in any “action or proceeding” enforcing several civil rights-related statutes. Yet, this statute fails to define the term “prevailing party,” leaving the courts to define it over time. The Supreme Court’s piecemeal, vague definitions of “prevailing party” have only complicated the legal landscape and caused more uncertainty for potential plaintiffs and their prospective attorneys. Without the relief offered by recovery of attorneys’ fees, private litigants may be dissuaded from pursuing meritorious litigation due to overwhelming costs of representation, and attorneys may …


Ruth Bader Ginsburg Essay/Art Contest 2024, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Essay/Art Contest 2024, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

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5th Annual Women In Law Leadership Lecture, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

5th Annual Women In Law Leadership Lecture, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

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The Misguided Use Of The Harvard/Unc Ruling To Thwart Law Firm And Other Private Employer Dei Efforts, Ronald A. Norwood 2024 Saint Louis University School of Law

The Misguided Use Of The Harvard/Unc Ruling To Thwart Law Firm And Other Private Employer Dei Efforts, Ronald A. Norwood

SLU Law Journal Online

This article explores the Harvard/UNC ruling and what, in the author’s view, is the misguided efforts by certain political and well-financed private actors to use that ruling to justify the eradication of private employers and law firm DEI efforts. It is the author’s firm belief that because the Supreme Court’s holding is limited to an analysis of the Constitution’s Equal Protection clause (limited to state actors) and Title VI (covering private actions receiving federal funding), that ruling should not be used by courts to quash DEI programs designed to level the employment playing field for minorities, women and other protected …


Changemakers: Terrence Haas : Juris Doctorate : Adventures In Law, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

Changemakers: Terrence Haas : Juris Doctorate : Adventures In Law, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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Rwu Law Alumni Newsletter April 2024, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

Rwu Law Alumni Newsletter April 2024, Roger Williams University School Of Law

RWU Law

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Whom Do Prosecutors Protect?, Vida Johnson 2024 Georgetown University Law Center

Whom Do Prosecutors Protect?, Vida Johnson

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

Prosecutors regard themselves as public servants who fight crime and increase community safety on behalf of their constituents. But prosecutors do not only seek to protect those they are supposed to serve. Instead, prosecutors often trade community safety, privacy, and even the constitutional rights of the general public to enlarge police power. Prosecutors routinely advocate for weaker public rights, shield police from public accountability, and fail to prosecute police when they break the law.

This Article will show how prosecutors often protect police at the expense of the public. This Article suggests a novel theory of evaluating the conduct of …


Going Beyond Fear In Addressing Attorney Mental Health, Eric C. Lang 2024 Mercer University School of Law

Going Beyond Fear In Addressing Attorney Mental Health, Eric C. Lang

Mercer Law Review

We know that a career in law is challenging, but our profession has only recently focused on the mental health consequences of those challenges. We first started analyzing mental health issues after a number of attorney suicides caught the public eye. Realizing the problem was much broader than the tragic outcome of suicide, we have spent the last several years focused on the use of statistics to convince the profession of its own dangers. The solution, to date, has been an emphasis on Lawyer Assistance Programs and “wellness” initiatives accompanied by what could be described as scare tactics designed to …


Charting Your Legal Course: Cover Letters & Resumes, Cardozo Black Law Students Association, Cardozo Office of Career Services 2024 Yeshiva University, Cardozo School of Law

Charting Your Legal Course: Cover Letters & Resumes, Cardozo Black Law Students Association, Cardozo Office Of Career Services

Flyers 2023-2024

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Law School News: Rwu School Of Law Launches Institute For Race And The Law And Celebrates Champions For Justice 3-22-2022, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

Law School News: Rwu School Of Law Launches Institute For Race And The Law And Celebrates Champions For Justice 3-22-2022, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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Champions For Justice 2024, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

Champions For Justice 2024, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

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A Collective Collage: Women, The Structure Of American Legal Education, And Histories Yet To Be Written, Judith Resnik 2024 Yale Law School

A Collective Collage: Women, The Structure Of American Legal Education, And Histories Yet To Be Written, Judith Resnik

UMKC Law Review

Judith Resnik shares an overview of the Women in Legal Education Section of the AALS during the 1980s and 1990s when she became involved in coordinating various activities of the Section, and then Chair. The Article also discusses the importance of documenting and archiving the activities and history of women in legal education.


Law School News: Melissa Dubose L'04 Confirmed To Federal District Court 3-12-2024, Suzi Morales 2024 Roger Williams University School of Law

Law School News: Melissa Dubose L'04 Confirmed To Federal District Court 3-12-2024, Suzi Morales

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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Judicial Libraries As Predictors For Effective Administration Of Justice In Nigeria, Emmanuel Owushi 2024 University of Port Harcour, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Judicial Libraries As Predictors For Effective Administration Of Justice In Nigeria, Emmanuel Owushi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study examined judicial libraries as predictors for effective administration of justice in Nigeria. The population involved all legal practitioners and legal educators in Nigeria. 4000 respondents were sampled. Due to unavailability of the population at the time of the study, the adopted convenience sampling technique to sample 4000 respondents across legal professional bodies in Nigeria. A structured questionnaire titled ‘Use of Judicial Library and Administration of Justice Scale’ was used for data collection. The questionnaire was structured with the 4-point Likert scale response style, designed on Google form and distributed to the respondents via various social media platforms. A …


A Heuristic Approach To Solving Complex Litigation Problems, Melanie L. Oxhorn 2024 University of Cincinnati College of Law

A Heuristic Approach To Solving Complex Litigation Problems, Melanie L. Oxhorn

University of Cincinnati Law Review

This Article’s purpose is to propose a heuristic for effectively resolving complex litigation problems that are not clearly or concisely defined, do not present any immediate solutions, frequently involve novel situations or applications of legal doctrine, and suggest a var­­­­iety of possible approaches. The features of this heuristic are derived from and compatible with what we know about good scientific theories and cognitive studies on acquiring knowledge and expertise in any area. As proposed herein, students and less experienced practitioners should focus on developing “critical thinking” skills allowing them to use their training and experience to become adept at identifying …


Regulating The Public Defender Identity, Irene Oritseweyinmi Joe 2024 UC Davis School of Law

Regulating The Public Defender Identity, Irene Oritseweyinmi Joe

Fordham Law Review

The public defender institution has trouble meeting its mission. This is partly because, despite the specific and clear purpose of representing indigent defendants in criminal proceedings, public defender offices rely on various centering principles to meet this objective. The institution falters if it chooses a centering principle that unwittingly complicates its ability to meet the institution’s central mission. For public defender leaders tasked with developing and maintaining an institutional identity for a particular office, neither legal nor professional regulations supply the type of considerations that guarantee that an adopted identity will comply with core institutional responsibilities. This project seeks to …


Inclusive Legal Education: Navigating Faculty-Deib Collaborations: Integrating Doctrine & Diversity Speaker Series, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

Inclusive Legal Education: Navigating Faculty-Deib Collaborations: Integrating Doctrine & Diversity Speaker Series, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

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Law School News: Victorious Verdict 2-21-2024, Michelle Choate 2024 Roger Williams University School of Law

Law School News: Victorious Verdict 2-21-2024, Michelle Choate

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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An "F" In Judicial Education: Why Emerging Technologies And New Risks Demand Judicial Education Reform, Kevin Thomas Frazier J.D., M.P.A. 2024 Ohio Northern University

An "F" In Judicial Education: Why Emerging Technologies And New Risks Demand Judicial Education Reform, Kevin Thomas Frazier J.D., M.P.A.

Ohio Northern University Law Review

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Beyond The First Year: Integrating Doctrine & Diversity, Volume 2 Release Celebration, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

Beyond The First Year: Integrating Doctrine & Diversity, Volume 2 Release Celebration, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

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