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Foreword: A ‘Coyote Warrior’ And The ‘Great Paradoxes,’ The Scholarship Of Professor Raymond Cross, Monte Mills Jan 2017

Foreword: A ‘Coyote Warrior’ And The ‘Great Paradoxes,’ The Scholarship Of Professor Raymond Cross, Monte Mills

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This Foreword to the Public Land and Resources Law Review special issue republishing and celebrating the scholarship of Professor Raymond Cross provides a context and framework for understanding and appreciating the issue's articles. The Foreword reviews Professor Cross' legacy of work as a tribal attorney on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara) of the Fort Berthold Reservation and discusses the important contributions his scholarly work continue to make to the field of Federal Indian Law. As noted at the conclusion of the Foreword, "[i]t is a true honor to introduce and present some of his important …


Utter Lessons, Ronald K.L. Collins Jan 2016

Utter Lessons, Ronald K.L. Collins

Washington Law Review Online

This Tribute is part of the Symposium on State Constitutional Law in Honor of the late Washington State Supreme Court Justice Robert F. Utter that was held on October 23, 2015.


On Legal Scholarship: Questions For Judge Harry T. Edwards, Ronald K.L. Collins Jan 2016

On Legal Scholarship: Questions For Judge Harry T. Edwards, Ronald K.L. Collins

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The life of Judge Harry T. Edwards is one very much steeped in writing. His passion dates back at least to his years at Uniondale High School when he was the editor of the school newspaper. In the legal realm, that passion traces back to 1964 and his days on the Michigan Law Review when he published two student Notes. In the half-century since then, Judge Edwards has authored six books and more than 90 scholarly articles or essays. As a lawyer, educator, administrator, arbitrator, and now jurist, Harry Edwards has put his ideas into print concerning an array of …


Pivoting To Progressivism: Justice Stephen J. Chadwick, The Washington Supreme Court And Change In Early Twentieth Century Judicial Reasoning And Rhetoric, Hugh D. Spitzer Jan 2014

Pivoting To Progressivism: Justice Stephen J. Chadwick, The Washington Supreme Court And Change In Early Twentieth Century Judicial Reasoning And Rhetoric, Hugh D. Spitzer

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Relatively little attention has been paid to the part played by state judges in upholding progressive legislation in the early twentieth century in a period when the United States Supreme Court often overturned reform measures on constitutional grounds. In contrast, between 1910 and 1913, the Washington State Supreme Court rapidly changed its doctrinal analysis and its stance on judicial deference to elected lawmakers, aligning the state’s constitutional law with the public’s new views on the responsibility of government in addressing social and economic challenges. A fascinating window on the progressive period and changes in judicial reasoning and rhetoric is provided …


Justice Stevens's Black Leather Arm Chair, Kathryn A. Watts Jan 2012

Justice Stevens's Black Leather Arm Chair, Kathryn A. Watts

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As a law clerk to Justice Stevens in the October Term 2002, I felt that the very best part of the job came almost every afternoon. Without any advance warning, the Justice would get up from his desk and walk through chambers to the law clerks’ main office and plop down into a well-worn black leather arm chair that formed part of a cozy seating area flanked by tall bookshelves filled with volumes of case reporters and the United States Code.

As soon as the Justice started settling himself into his arm chair, my co-clerks and I all knew …


Little Biographies, Mary Whisner Jan 2006

Little Biographies, Mary Whisner

Librarians' Articles

Although few reference librarians do the painstaking research involved in developing full, nuanced biographies, Ms. Whisner explores how most can and do pull together little biographies all the time.


Justice Rabinowitz And Personal Freedom: Evolving A Constitutional Framework, Jeff M. Feldman Jan 1998

Justice Rabinowitz And Personal Freedom: Evolving A Constitutional Framework, Jeff M. Feldman

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This Article honors the contributions former Chief Justice Jay Rabinowitz has made to Alaskan jurisprudence in the areas of individual privacy and freedom of expression. It begins by tracing the development of the Alaska Supreme Court’s protection of individual rights above and beyond that provided by the federal courts.The Article then provides a thorough analysis of two decisions authored by Justice Rabinowitz, Breese v. Smith and Ravin v. State, which have laid the foundation for heightened protection of privacy and freedom of expression rights in Alaska. Next, the Article discusses the influence and application of these two cases on …


Dedication To Professor Ralph W. Johnson, David H. Getches Oct 1997

Dedication To Professor Ralph W. Johnson, David H. Getches

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This Indian law symposium issue of the Washington Law Review was inspired by the work of Professor Ralph W. Johnson, whose teaching and personal commitment to the field have motivated hundreds, if not thousands, of law students. The decision of the Editorial Board to dedicate the symposium to him might have been made by as many as thirty classes that have passed through the University of Washington School of Law. Those students have been introduced to and moved by Professor Johnson's elucidation of a field that is at once intellectually challenging and morally significant. Johnson's alumni have spread over the …


Dedication To Professor Ralph W. Johnson, David H. Getches Jan 1997

Dedication To Professor Ralph W. Johnson, David H. Getches

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This Indian law symposium issue of the Washington Law Review was inspired by the work of Professor Ralph W. Johnson, whose teaching and personal commitment to the field have motivated hundreds, if not thousands, of law students. The decision of the Editorial Board to dedicate the symposium to him might have been made by as many as thirty classes that have passed through the University of Washington School of Law. Those students have been introduced to and moved by Professor Johnson's elucidation of a field that is at once intellectually challenging and morally significant. Johnson's alumni have spread over the …


The Parameters, Progressions, And Paradoxes Of Baron Bramwell, Anita Ramasastry Jan 1994

The Parameters, Progressions, And Paradoxes Of Baron Bramwell, Anita Ramasastry

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The Fletcher Years, Ralph W. Johnson Apr 1990

The Fletcher Years, Ralph W. Johnson

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How would you best describe Robert L. Fletcher, I asked my colleagues. He is, they said, thoughtful, a man of integrity, a delightful and companionable gentleman, sincere of purpose, hard-working, reliable, exceedingly thorough, a respected scholar and teacher. By habit he examines all aspects of a proposal before acting on it, reserves judgment until "all the evidence is in." Reputedly he enjoys ferreting out arcane future interests that violate the Rule Against Perpetuities in trust and real estate documents. Bob Fletcher practiced law for nine years in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, before entering teaching in 1956. Before that he was …


Memorials: Marian Gould Gallagher, Melissa Sue Landers, Penny A. Hazelton Jan 1990

Memorials: Marian Gould Gallagher, Melissa Sue Landers, Penny A. Hazelton

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The Court Years 1939-1975: The Autobiography Of William O. Douglas (1980), Ralph S. Tyler Jul 1981

The Court Years 1939-1975: The Autobiography Of William O. Douglas (1980), Ralph S. Tyler

Washington Law Review

Few Americans would claim objectivity on the subject of William O. Douglas. He inspired powerful reactions. I start by stating my deeply held admiration for Justice Douglas, a respect nurtured at a distance and from his writings. His writings brought Douglas the man and Douglas the Justice close to many who never met him. His words show him to be a man who cared profoundly about the world, its people, his country, and the law. Decades of American law students, particularly those like me who studied law in the 1960's and 1970's, listened to Justice Douglas, whether he was in …


Dedication To The Honorable Charles Horowitz, Betty B. Fletcher Mar 1981

Dedication To The Honorable Charles Horowitz, Betty B. Fletcher

Washington Law Review

Those of us who have had the privilege to know and work closely with Charles Horowitz are most gratified that the Washington Law Review is dedicating this issue to him. It is particularly fitting from the standpoint of the law school and the law review, for he received his undergraduate degree and his law degree from the University of Washington. In law school he was both the honor graduate of the class of 1927 and president of the student board of editors of the law review (today's counterpart to the "Editor-in-Chief'). Since that time he has continued a close and …


Charles Horowitz: A Memoir, James M. Dolliver Mar 1981

Charles Horowitz: A Memoir, James M. Dolliver

Washington Law Review

To James A. Garfield's aphorism that the best education would be found with the student on one end of a bench and Mark Hopkins at the other I would add that the best education for a new member of the Washington Supreme Court is to have had Charles Horowitz at one end of the bench and the new member on the other. During the 42 years I have been a member of the court, through the implacable rules of seniority, he occupied one end of the bench and I the other. In the conference room, however, I always sat directly …


The Careful Scholarship Of Justice Charles Horowitz, Richard Cosway Mar 1981

The Careful Scholarship Of Justice Charles Horowitz, Richard Cosway

Washington Law Review

How appropriately the editors of this review have elected to dedicate some of its pages to honor a distinguished lawyer and judge whose legal career has closely paralleled the history of the publication itself. The name of Charles Horowitz appears on the masthead of the first two volumes, first as member and then as president of its editorial board. In later years, he has written for the Review, citing and analyzing decisions of the courts on which he later sat. That other Review authors have not always agreed with him will neither shock, wound, nor surprise him. After all, the …


Dedication To The Honorable Charles Horowitz, Betty B. Fletcher Mar 1981

Dedication To The Honorable Charles Horowitz, Betty B. Fletcher

Washington Law Review

Those of us who have had the privilege to know and work closely with Charles Horowitz are most gratified that the Washington Law Review is dedicating this issue to him. It is particularly fitting from the standpoint of the law school and the law review, for he received his undergraduate degree and his law degree from the University of Washington. In law school he was both the honor graduate of the class of 1927 and president of the student board of editors of the law review (today's counterpart to the "Editor-in-Chief'). Since that time he has continued a close and …


Charles Horowitz: A Memoir, James M. Dolliver Mar 1981

Charles Horowitz: A Memoir, James M. Dolliver

Washington Law Review

To James A. Garfield's aphorism that the best education would be found with the student on one end of a bench and Mark Hopkins at the other I would add that the best education for a new member of the Washington Supreme Court is to have had Charles Horowitz at one end of the bench and the new member on the other. During the 42 years I have been a member of the court, through the implacable rules of seniority, he occupied one end of the bench and I the other. In the conference room, however, I always sat directly …


The Careful Scholarship Of Justice Charles Horowitz, Richard Cosway Mar 1981

The Careful Scholarship Of Justice Charles Horowitz, Richard Cosway

Washington Law Review

How appropriately the editors of this review have elected to dedicate some of its pages to honor a distinguished lawyer and judge whose legal career has closely paralleled the history of the publication itself. The name of Charles Horowitz appears on the masthead of the first two volumes, first as member and then as president of its editorial board. In later years, he has written for the Review, citing and analyzing decisions of the courts on which he later sat. That other Review authors have not always agreed with him will neither shock, wound, nor surprise him. After all, the …


Mr. Justice Douglas, L. A. Powe, Jr. Apr 1980

Mr. Justice Douglas, L. A. Powe, Jr.

Washington Law Review

"The average American," according to William O. Douglas, "is an independent, rough and ready kind of fellow who wants to take a swing on his own." That statement goes a long way toward describing Douglas himself. Given his drive and intelligence, however, it would be inappropriate to equate Douglas with the "average American." He was, as his more than forty years of public service demonstrated, one of the extraordinary Americans in our history.


Fair Fight And Foul: A Dissenting Lawyer's Life, By Thurman Arnold (1965), David J. Danelski Apr 1966

Fair Fight And Foul: A Dissenting Lawyer's Life, By Thurman Arnold (1965), David J. Danelski

Washington Law Review

No abstract provided.


Dean Judson F. Falknor, Anon Aug 1951

Dean Judson F. Falknor, Anon

Washington Law Review

The resignation of Judson F. Falknor as Dean of the University of Washington Law School became effective July 31, 1951. Immediately thereafter he joined the faculty of the University of California Law School at Berkeley, California, where he will teach courses in Evidence and Procedure. Dean Falknor's departure, after fifteen years as head of the Law School, constitutes a real loss to both the school and the state of Washington. While we regret our loss, our regret is tempered by the fact that in leaving us Dean Falknor is following a carefully considered course of action. After so many years …


George Turner, A Character From Plutarch [Part 2], Claudius O. Johnson Jan 1944

George Turner, A Character From Plutarch [Part 2], Claudius O. Johnson

Washington Law Review

The Judge who for nearly fifty years was one of the leading citizens of the State of Washington always looked the part. He was about six feet tall and weighed approximately 175 pounds. His hair was very dark and abundant until late middle age, when it grayed and thinned, but it never entirely disappeared. His brown eyes often carried a merry twinkle when he greeted a friend or engaged in conversation, and when he was aroused to anger they might "look a hole through" the object of his wrath. The nose was fine, straight, and well proportioned. A conventional mustache …


George Turner, A Character From Plutarch [Part 1], Claudius O. Johnson Nov 1943

George Turner, A Character From Plutarch [Part 1], Claudius O. Johnson

Washington Law Review

It was no accident that Turner's ablest and noblest efforts on the floor of the United States Senate were in the interest of a subject people, for the battle for justice, at whatever points the lines happened to be breaking or threatened, was the most absorbing drama of his career. A statesman and a lawyer of a generation that has passed, he loved any fight; but it was with stem joy and unflinching courage that he hurled his deadliest shafts at the forces of injustice or oppression. A Federal marshal in Alabama (1876-1880), Judge of the Supreme Court of the …


"A Modern Titan", Stephen B.L. Penrose Nov 1930

"A Modern Titan", Stephen B.L. Penrose

Washington Law Review

I seriously propose for your consideration that not Charles Darwin, not Abraham Lincoln, not Bismarck, have so profoundly influenced the life of the world today as has the German writer and Socialist organizer, Karl Marx. The god of Soviet Russia is Karl Marx. And Vladimir Ilyitch Ulianoff—Lenin—is his Messiah. The Bible of the working classes of Europe-yes, of Socialist working men around the world, is the book which Karl Marx first published in 1867—"Das Capital," in which his economic social theories are advanced with tremendous power, although with an opacity of expression that obstructed their meaning from him who reads …


For The Defence: The Life Of Sir Edward Marshall Hall, By Edward Marjoribanks (1929), Bernard Freyd Apr 1930

For The Defence: The Life Of Sir Edward Marshall Hall, By Edward Marjoribanks (1929), Bernard Freyd

Washington Law Review

No abstract provided.


John Condon, Clark P. Bissett Feb 1926

John Condon, Clark P. Bissett

Washington Law Review

"A Tower is fallen, a star is set." These words of lamentation from the old Moorish ballad must have risen to the lips of a great many men when they read the announcement that John Condon was dead. It is impossible for me in a short time to review the distinguished career or make note of the accomplishments. I must content myself with a mere reference. This is not an easy task for me. Dean Condon was not only my superior in the Law School, but he was my dear and valued friend and I am the poorer at his …