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E. B. White Could Nod Too: Thoughts Occasioned By Reading “Death Of A Pig”, Erik M. Jensen 2017 Case Western Reserve University

E. B. White Could Nod Too: Thoughts Occasioned By Reading “Death Of A Pig”, Erik M. Jensen

Faculty Publications

This is an essay on grammar and writing, with extended consideration of the value of Strunk & White as a guide. Although the essay defends Strunk & White against several of that volume’s strongest critics, it also illustrates that even the best writers—and E. B. White was terrific, as was Antonin Scalia—sometimes make mistakes. (At great, perhaps excessive, length, the essay dissects a problematic passage in White’s “Death of a Pig.”) We should learn from those mistakes, not accept them as inevitable.


Kain V. Department Of Environmental Protection, Sarah M. Danno 2016 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Kain V. Department Of Environmental Protection, Sarah M. Danno

Public Land and Resources Law Review

Global climate change and its chronic frustrations generated passage of the Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act. The Massachusetts Legislature imposed time-bound implementation mandates on the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection with Massachusetts residents acting as compliance watchdogs. In Kain, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts interpreted the Act in favor of environmental integrity and strict agency compliance standards.


Finding The Middle Ground In Collection Development: How Academic Law Libraries Can Shape Their Collections In Response To The Call For More Practice-Oriented Legal Education, Leslie A. Street, Amanda M. Runyon 2016 Georgetown University Law Center

Finding The Middle Ground In Collection Development: How Academic Law Libraries Can Shape Their Collections In Response To The Call For More Practice-Oriented Legal Education, Leslie A. Street, Amanda M. Runyon

Leslie Street

To examine how academic law libraries can respond to the call for more practice-oriented legal education, the authors compared trends in collection management decisions regarding secondary sources at academic and law firm libraries along with law firm librarians’ perceptions of law school legal research training of new associates.


The Future Of Law Libraries, Tina M. Brooks, Franklin L. Runge, Beau Steenken 2016 University of Kentucky

The Future Of Law Libraries, Tina M. Brooks, Franklin L. Runge, Beau Steenken

Beau Steenken

Law libraries are filed with the rules that govern our society, thoughtful scholars, conscientious lawyers, some hard working students, and some procrastinating students. In the past, this required libraries to collect hardbound volumes and loose leafs. Today, the collection is beginning to give way to research platforms filed with those same, or similar, materials and then some; much of the primary legal documentation is even freely available on the web.

While the physical footprint of the library may be smaller as a result of this transition, the amount of legal information that researchers have access to has grown exponentially. We ...


The Future Of Law Libraries, Tina M. Brooks, Franklin L. Runge, Beau Steenken 2016 University of Kentucky

The Future Of Law Libraries, Tina M. Brooks, Franklin L. Runge, Beau Steenken

Franklin L. Runge

Law libraries are filed with the rules that govern our society, thoughtful scholars, conscientious lawyers, some hard working students, and some procrastinating students. In the past, this required libraries to collect hardbound volumes and loose leafs. Today, the collection is beginning to give way to research platforms filed with those same, or similar, materials and then some; much of the primary legal documentation is even freely available on the web.

While the physical footprint of the library may be smaller as a result of this transition, the amount of legal information that researchers have access to has grown exponentially. We ...


Legal Research And The World Of Thinkable Thoughts, Robert C. Berring 2016 Selected Works

Legal Research And The World Of Thinkable Thoughts, Robert C. Berring

Robert Berring

It is difficult to properly describe technology’s impact on legal information. The impact created a generational gap between those who learned their research skills before the change and current students. The habits of the new generation of legal researchers point toward a change in the way that we can think about the law.


Ablj-Jlse Joint Bluebooking Panel Session.Pptx, Robert Sprague 2016 University of Wyoming

Ablj-Jlse Joint Bluebooking Panel Session.Pptx, Robert Sprague

Robert Sprague

Slides used at ABLJ/JLSE Joint Bluebooking Panel Session at 2016 ALSB Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 8, 2016.


The Future Of Law Libraries, Tina M. Brooks, Franklin L. Runge, Beau Steenken 2016 University of Kentucky

The Future Of Law Libraries, Tina M. Brooks, Franklin L. Runge, Beau Steenken

Law Faculty Popular Media

Law libraries are filed with the rules that govern our society, thoughtful scholars, conscientious lawyers, some hard working students, and some procrastinating students. In the past, this required libraries to collect hardbound volumes and loose leafs. Today, the collection is beginning to give way to research platforms filed with those same, or similar, materials and then some; much of the primary legal documentation is even freely available on the web.

While the physical footprint of the library may be smaller as a result of this transition, the amount of legal information that researchers have access to has grown exponentially. We ...


A Bibliography Of Faculty Scholarship, Law Library 2016 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

A Bibliography Of Faculty Scholarship, Law Library

Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions

The purpose of this bibliography is to record in one place the substantial body of scholarship produced by the current faculty at the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law. From its humble beginnings under the tutelage of founding Dean William Callyhan Robinson, through its adolescent period when, like so many other American law schools, it was trying to define its pedagogical niche, to its eventual merger with the Columbus University Law School in 1954, the law school at Catholic University has always retained a scholarly and remarkably productive faculty. The sheer quantity of writing, the breadth of research and the ...


Books Received, 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Books Received

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Book Review: A Treatise On International Criminal Law. 2 Vols. Edited By Cherif Bassioni And Ved P. Nanda. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1973., Samuel M. Davis 2016 Washington & Lee School of Law

Book Review: A Treatise On International Criminal Law. 2 Vols. Edited By Cherif Bassioni And Ved P. Nanda. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1973., Samuel M. Davis

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Membership And Nonmembership In The International Monetary Fund. By Joseph Gold. Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund, 1974., Paul C. Szasz 2016 United Nations

Book Review: Membership And Nonmembership In The International Monetary Fund. By Joseph Gold. Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund, 1974., Paul C. Szasz

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Legal Writing, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, And Professionalism, Shelley Kierstead 2016 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Legal Writing, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, And Professionalism, Shelley Kierstead

Shelley M. Kierstead

“Professionalism as a personal characteristic is revealed in an attitude and approach to an occupation that is commonly characterized by intelligence, integrity, maturity, and thoughtfulness.”

“Words are the principal tool of lawyers and judges, whether we like it or not.”

The quotes above refer to two quintessential aspects of lawyers’ work. First, as members of a self-regulated profession, we must aspire to a level of professionalism that is characterized by intelligence, maturity, and thoughtfulness. Second, regardless of the tasks we undertake, words are critically important to lawyers. Not only must we be able to conduct comprehensive and coherent legal analysis ...


Books Received, 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Books Received

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Book Review: International Protection Of Human Rights. By Louis B. Sohn And Thomas Buergenthal. Indianapolis, Indiana. Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1973., W. Paul Gormley 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Book Review: International Protection Of Human Rights. By Louis B. Sohn And Thomas Buergenthal. Indianapolis, Indiana. Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1973., W. Paul Gormley

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Book Review: The Birth Of Nations. By Phillip C. Jessup. New York And London: Columbia University Press, 1974., Sandy McCormack 2016 Office of the Solicitor, US Department of Labor

Book Review: The Birth Of Nations. By Phillip C. Jessup. New York And London: Columbia University Press, 1974., Sandy Mccormack

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Editors’ Page, Editors 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Editors’ Page, Editors

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Table Of Contents, Georgia Journal Of International And Comparative Law

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Introduction - Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies And Sovereign Formations, Sundhya Pahuja, Ruth Buchanan, Stewart J. Motha 2016 Melbourne Law School

Introduction - Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies And Sovereign Formations, Sundhya Pahuja, Ruth Buchanan, Stewart J. Motha

Ruth Buchanan

Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The key question this dynamic of law raises is how legal forms might be deployed to confront and disrupt injustice. The urgency of this question must not eclipse the care its complexity demands. This book offers a critical methodology for addressing the many challenges thrown up by that question, whilst testifying to its complexity ...


Introduction - Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies And Sovereign Formations, Sundhya Pahuja, Ruth Buchanan, Stewart J. Motha 2016 Melbourne Law School

Introduction - Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies And Sovereign Formations, Sundhya Pahuja, Ruth Buchanan, Stewart J. Motha

Ruth Buchanan

Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The key question this dynamic of law raises is how legal forms might be deployed to confront and disrupt injustice. The urgency of this question must not eclipse the care its complexity demands. This book offers a critical methodology for addressing the many challenges thrown up by that question, whilst testifying to its complexity ...


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