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Vol. 53, No. 01 (August 21, 2017), 2017 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 53, No. 01 (August 21, 2017)

Indiana Law Annotated

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A ’70’S Woman’S View Of 40 Years In The Life Of The Law, Drucilla Stender Ramey 2017 Golden Gate University School of Law

A ’70’S Woman’S View Of 40 Years In The Life Of The Law, Drucilla Stender Ramey

Golden Gate University Law Review

In reflecting on 45 years of the life of the law in the Bay Area, it was initially tempting to contrast the grim reality of the new Administration with a seemingly kinder and gentler time. But in truth those halcyon days of memory actually began with the landslide reelection of Richard Nixon, emblematic of a decade here that was scarred by unimaginable violence — from the Zebra killings and the Patty Hearst kidnapping to the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and gay rights icon Harvey Milk; from the Jonestown massacre of over 900 followers of the Unification Church to the gunning ...


Life As A Civil Rights Lawyer In The San Francisco Bay Area, John L. Burris 2017 John L. Burris Law Offices

Life As A Civil Rights Lawyer In The San Francisco Bay Area, John L. Burris

Golden Gate University Law Review

As a civil rights lawyer for almost 40 years, I have represented over 1,000 victims of police misconduct, thousands in class action employment and toxic tort cases, defendants in many serious criminal cases, and an array of high-profile public figures and professional athletes. During the course of this article, I will write about a selection of cases that are most meaningful and impactful to me. This article also addresses the development of my high-profile status related to my involvement with cases of public interest.


The Office Of The City Attorney Of San Francisco, Louise Renne 2017 Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai, LLP

The Office Of The City Attorney Of San Francisco, Louise Renne

Golden Gate University Law Review

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office serves the Mayor, Board of Supervisors, and other elected officials as well as the approximately 100 departments, boards, commissions, and offices that comprise the City and County of San Francisco’s government. In many ways, the office is unique among city attorney offices, both because of the extraordinary scope of activities performed by the City and County of San Francisco’s government, and the scope of the City Attorney’s Office activities within that structure. At the outset, it is important to note that the San Francisco City Attorney is elected — comparatively unusual ...


The Company I Keep, Laurel Beeler 2017 US District Court, Northern District of California

The Company I Keep, Laurel Beeler

Golden Gate University Law Review

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Golden Gate University School Of Law: A Bridge To The Profession In The Heart Of San Francisco, Rachel A. Van Cleave 2017 Golden Gate University School of Law

Golden Gate University School Of Law: A Bridge To The Profession In The Heart Of San Francisco, Rachel A. Van Cleave

Golden Gate University Law Review

An over 115-year San Francisco institution devoted to opening legal education and the profession to people of diverse backgrounds and experiences, Golden Gate University School of Law (GGU Law) has been a cornerstone of the Bay Area legal community. GGU Law’s mission, graduates, and academic leaders have played an integral role to the fabric of the San Francisco Bay Area legal community and that has shaped a progressive use of the law that seeks to protect the rights of those who otherwise lack a strong political or legal voice. These contributions continue to reverberate throughout California and beyond. This ...


Marking The Path From Law Student To Lawyer: Using Field Placement Courses To Facilitate The Deliberate Exploration Of Professional Identity And Purpose, Timothy W. Floyd, Kendall L. Kerew 2017 Mercer University School of Law

Marking The Path From Law Student To Lawyer: Using Field Placement Courses To Facilitate The Deliberate Exploration Of Professional Identity And Purpose, Timothy W. Floyd, Kendall L. Kerew

Kendall L. Kerew

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Contingent Fee Litigation In New York City, Eric Helland, Daniel M. Klerman, Brenda Dowling, Alexander Kappner 2017 Claremont McKenna College

Contingent Fee Litigation In New York City, Eric Helland, Daniel M. Klerman, Brenda Dowling, Alexander Kappner

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

Since 1957, New York courts have required contingent fee lawyers to file “closing statements” that disclose settlement amounts, lawyers’ fees, an accounting of expenses, and other information. This article provides preliminary analysis of these data for the period 2004-2013. Among this article’s findings are that settlement rates in New York state courts are very high (85%), that very few cases are resolved by dispositive motions, that litigated cases and settled cases have almost exactly the same average recovery, that median litigation expenses are 3% of gross recovery, that claims are disproportionately from poor neighborhoods, and that attorneys’ fees are ...


You Snooze, You Lose, And Your Client Gets A Retrial: United States V. Ragin And Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel In Sleeping Lawyer Cases, Kimberly Sachs 2017 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

You Snooze, You Lose, And Your Client Gets A Retrial: United States V. Ragin And Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel In Sleeping Lawyer Cases, Kimberly Sachs

Villanova Law Review

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Legal Education As A Strategy For Change In The Legal Profession, Mary Jane Mossman 2017 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Legal Education As A Strategy For Change In The Legal Profession, Mary Jane Mossman

Mary Jane Mossman

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Newsroom: Rwu Law Welcomes New Director Of Business Law Programs And The Corporate Counsel Externship Program July 19, 2017, Roger Williams University School of Law 2017 Roger Williams University

Newsroom: Rwu Law Welcomes New Director Of Business Law Programs And The Corporate Counsel Externship Program July 19, 2017, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

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July 2017 Newsletter, 2017 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

July 2017 Newsletter

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Something Bad In Your Briefs, Richard H. Underwood 2017 University of Kentucky College of Law

Something Bad In Your Briefs, Richard H. Underwood

Richard H. Underwood

In a profession heavily driven by writing, plagiarism is an ethical issue that plagues the legal community. The legal profession generally views plagiarism as unethical, but often sends mixed messages by condemning it in some settings, but not others. In this short Commentary, Professor Underwood discusses the ethical implications of plagiarism in legal writing.


The Pro Bono Collaborative Project Spotlight, Roger Williams University School of Law 2017 Roger Williams University

The Pro Bono Collaborative Project Spotlight, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Pro Bono Collaborative Staff Publications

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Maximiliano Gluzman Tennessee Supreme Court Reply Brief, Daniel A. Horwitz 2017 Selected Works

Maximiliano Gluzman Tennessee Supreme Court Reply Brief, Daniel A. Horwitz

Daniel A. Horwitz

Petitioner's Reply Brief in Support of His Application to Sit for the Tennessee Bar Exam


Management Of Federal Agency Adjudication, Jeffrey S. Lubbers 2017 Selected Works

Management Of Federal Agency Adjudication, Jeffrey S. Lubbers

Jeffrey Lubbers

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The Transformative Potential Of Attorney Bilingualism, Jayesh M. Rathod 2017 American University Washington College of Law

The Transformative Potential Of Attorney Bilingualism, Jayesh M. Rathod

Jayesh Rathod

In contemporary U.S. law practice, attorney bilingualism is increasingly valued, primarily because it allows lawyers to work more efficiently and to pursue a broader range of professional opportunities. This purely functionalist conceptualization of attorney bilingualism, however, ignores the surprising ways in which multilingualism can enhance a lawyer's professional work and can strengthen and reshape relationships among actors in the U.S. legal milieu. Drawing upon research from psychology, linguistics, and other disciplines, this Article advances a theory of the transformative potential of attorney bilingualism. Looking first to the development of lawyers themselves, the Article posits that attorneys who ...


"Your Honor What I Meant To State Was . . .": A Comparative Analysis Of The Judicial And Evidentiary Admission Doctrines As Applied To Counsel Statements In Pleadings, Open Court, And Memoranda Of Law, Ediberto Roman 2017 Selected Works

"Your Honor What I Meant To State Was . . .": A Comparative Analysis Of The Judicial And Evidentiary Admission Doctrines As Applied To Counsel Statements In Pleadings, Open Court, And Memoranda Of Law, Ediberto Roman

Ediberto Roman

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Moving From A Brandeis Brief To A Brandeis Law Firm: Challenges And Opportunities For Holistic Legal Services In The United States, Judith A. McMorrow 2017 Boston College Law School

Moving From A Brandeis Brief To A Brandeis Law Firm: Challenges And Opportunities For Holistic Legal Services In The United States, Judith A. Mcmorrow

Judith A. McMorrow

The need for multidisciplinary approaches to legal services has given rise to increasingly creative service delivery models. The phenomenon is a natural outgrowth of three important ideas that Louis Brandeis developed. First, his work gave rise to the concept of the Brandeis Brief, which in its broader meaning has become a metaphor for the relevance of such social science insights to legal problem-solving. Second, Brandeis introduced the concept of “counsel for the situation” to capture a vision of lawyering that provided a broader identification of the interests involved, again with an orientation on problem-solving. A third idea championed by Brandeis ...


Cple Newsletter Issue 6, 2017 Bond University

Cple Newsletter Issue 6

Centre for Professional Legal Education Newsletter

Welcome to the March issue of the monthly newsletter of the Centre for Professional Legal Education. We have some exciting news this month. We have been approached by Western Sydney University and asked if we would consider taking over the Centre for Legal Education. If you have not heard of the CLE, it was originally established in 1992 by the Law Foundation of New South Wales. In its early years the Centre was extremely active, and engaged in some important and impactful projects, including a number of studies into the career intentions of law students and the career destinations of ...


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