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One Of The Good Guys: The Making Of A Justice–Reflections On My First 94 Years, Jamal Greene Feb 2021

One Of The Good Guys: The Making Of A Justice–Reflections On My First 94 Years, Jamal Greene

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

No abstract provided.


The Paradox Of Justice John Paul Stevens, Sonja R. West, Dahlia Lithwick Jan 2020

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

Scholarly Works

In the days following Justice John Paul Stevens’s death last year, numerous tributes and remembrances immediately poured forth. Former clerks, journalists, and legal scholars all grasped for the perfect words to capture the man and the justice we had just lost.

Yet many readers of these tributes and homages might have begun to wonder whether they were actually all talking about the same person. Because, taken together, the various portraits appeared to be full of contradictions. In one piece, for example, Justice Stevens is described as a frequent lone dissenter, while in another he is praised for his consensusbuilding leadership. …


Lawyers, Religious Faith, And Virtues: Reflections On Tom And Nancy Shaffer, Robert F. Cochran Jr. Jan 2020

Lawyers, Religious Faith, And Virtues: Reflections On Tom And Nancy Shaffer, Robert F. Cochran Jr.

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics

Tribute to Tom and Nancy Shaffer


A Jewish Perspective On Tom Shaffer: Zecher Tzadik Livracha (May The Memory Of The Righteous Be A Blessing), Russell G. Pearce Jan 2020

A Jewish Perspective On Tom Shaffer: Zecher Tzadik Livracha (May The Memory Of The Righteous Be A Blessing), Russell G. Pearce

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics

Tribute to Thomas L. Shaffer


Thomas L. Shaffer: A Remembrance, Noel Augustyn Jan 2020

Thomas L. Shaffer: A Remembrance, Noel Augustyn

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics

Tribute to Thomas L. Shaffer


Thomas L. Shaffer, Legal Ethics, And St. Mary’S University, Vincent R. Johnson Jan 2020

Thomas L. Shaffer, Legal Ethics, And St. Mary’S University, Vincent R. Johnson

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics

Tribute to Thomas L. Shaffer


Lyman Trumbull: Author Of The Thirteenth Amendment, Author Of The Civil Rights Act, And The First Second Amendment Lawyer, David B. Kopel Feb 2015

Lyman Trumbull: Author Of The Thirteenth Amendment, Author Of The Civil Rights Act, And The First Second Amendment Lawyer, David B. Kopel

David B Kopel

Illinois Senator Lyman Trumbull is not well-known today, but he is one of the "Founding Sons" who transformed the nation and the Constitution before, during, and after the Civil War. He wrote the Thirteenth Amendment, the first Freedmen's Bureau Bill, and the Civil Rights Act. He sponsored the first federal statutes which actually freed slaves. As Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and later as a civil rights attorney, he did more to protect Second Amendment rights--including taking a test case to the U.S. Supreme Court (Presser v. Illinois)--than did any other lawyer or legislator in the century after Jefferson …


Virtue: A Life Of Mary Wollstonecraft, Jessica Mcgivney Feb 2015

Virtue: A Life Of Mary Wollstonecraft, Jessica Mcgivney

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis is a screenplay for an imagined "biopic" of Mary Wollstonecraft. Wollstonecraft has already been the subject of many biographies, each presenting their authors' own understanding of her life. Here, I present my view, guided -- to varying and sometimes conflicting degrees -- by my understanding of her own fictionalized autobiographical efforts; by my understanding of Godwin's attempted work in his Memoir of the Author of the Vindication of the Rights of Woman; by the idea that her beliefs about virtue and freedom drove her forward through her own life; by the needs of narrative structure and the challenges …


Queen Of The Underworld: The Biography Of Sophie Lyons (1848-1924), Barbara M. Gray Oct 2014

Queen Of The Underworld: The Biography Of Sophie Lyons (1848-1924), Barbara M. Gray

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Sophie Lyons was a nineteenth-century American pickpocket, blackmailer, con-woman, and bank robber. She was raised in New York City's underworld, by Jewish immigrant parents who were criminals that trained their children to pick pockets and shoplift. "Pretty Sophie" possessed a rare combination of skill at thievery, intellect, guts and beauty and became the woman Herbert Ashbury described in Gangs of New York as, "the most notorious confidence woman America has ever produced." Newspapers around the world chronicled Sophie's exploits for more than sixty years, because her life read like a novel. Her mentor was another forgotten woman who held a …


Adam Smith's Lectures On Jurisprudence-Justice, Law, And The Moral Economy, Walter J. Kendall Lll May 2014

Adam Smith's Lectures On Jurisprudence-Justice, Law, And The Moral Economy, Walter J. Kendall Lll

Walter J. Kendall lll

Adam Smith, a leading thinker of the British Enlightenment, is universally known as the author of the Wealth of Nations and an economic theorist. He is less well known as the author of a Theory of Moral Sentiments and an ethicist. And known almost not at all for his Lectures on Jurisprudence or as a legal theorist. This essay looks at Smith’s thought through the lens of his Lectures on Jurisprudence. It highlights the almost paradoxical positions Smith had on self-interest, markets, government, and economic expansion. Obscured by his reputation and these paradoxes are his views on justice, equality, and …


The Evolution Of The Digital Millennium Copyright Act; Changing Interpretations Of The Dmca And Future Implications For Copyright Holders, Hillary A. Henderson Jan 2014

The Evolution Of The Digital Millennium Copyright Act; Changing Interpretations Of The Dmca And Future Implications For Copyright Holders, Hillary A. Henderson

Hillary A Henderson

Copyright law rewards an artificial monopoly to individual authors for their creations. This reward is based on the belief that, by granting authors the exclusive right to reproduce their works, they receive an incentive and means to create, which in turn advances the welfare of the general public by “promoting the progress of science and useful arts.” Copyright protection subsists . . . in original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either directly or with the aid of a machine or …


Memoirs, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 2014

Memoirs, Thomas L. Shaffer

1971–1975: Thomas L. Shaffer

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 My Grandparents 1

Chapter 2 On the Goat Farm 32

Chapter 3 A Little Boy's War 41

Chapter 4 Back to the Mountains 49

Chapter 5 Shelledy School 61

Chapter 6 The Shop 66

Chapter 7 Printer's Devil 77

Chapter 8 Fruita Union High School 86

Chapter 9 My Year with the Monks 95

Chapter 10 U.S.A.F. 113

Chapter 11 Newfoundland 122

Chapter 12 The College 136

Chapter 13 Coming to Notre Dame 144

Chapter 14 Law School 158

Chapter 15 On the Track 165

Chapter 16 The Firm 173

Chapter 17 Indianapolis 184

Chapter …


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

Articles

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 …


Pauli Murray And The Twentieth-Century Quest For Legal And Social Equality, Serena Mayeri Jan 2014

Pauli Murray And The Twentieth-Century Quest For Legal And Social Equality, Serena Mayeri

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


The Battle For The Soul Of International Shoe, Eric H. Schepard Aug 2013

The Battle For The Soul Of International Shoe, Eric H. Schepard

Eric H Schepard

In 2011, Justice Kennedy’s plurality opinion in J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro repeatedly cited International Shoe v. Washington, a 1945 decision that transformed the law of personal jurisdiction. Kennedy believed that International Shoe broadly supported his position that a state may hear a suit arising from a within-state workplace injury to its citizen only if the foreign (out-of-state) corporate defendant specifically markets its products to that state. This article reexamines the jurisprudence of International Shoe’s author, Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone, to argue that Kennedy hijacked International Shoe’s half-buried legacy of judicial restraint. Scholars have suggested that Stone hoped …


Present At The Creation: Reflections On The Early Years Of The National Association Of Corporate Directors, Lawrence J. Trautman Jul 2013

Present At The Creation: Reflections On The Early Years Of The National Association Of Corporate Directors, Lawrence J. Trautman

Lawrence J. Trautman Sr.

Effective corporate governance is critical to the productive operation of the global economy and preservation of our way of life. Excellent governance execution is also required to achieve economic growth and robust job creation in any country. In the United States, the premier director membership organization is the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Now over 36 years old, NACD plays a major role in fostering excellence in corporate governance in the United States and beyond. Over the past thirty-six years NACD has grown from a mere realization of the importance of corporate governance to become the only national membership …


The Issue Is Being Intersex: The Current Standard Of Care Is A Result Of Ignorance, And It Is Amazing What A Little Analysis Can Conclude., Marla J. Ferguson Jun 2013

The Issue Is Being Intersex: The Current Standard Of Care Is A Result Of Ignorance, And It Is Amazing What A Little Analysis Can Conclude., Marla J. Ferguson

marla j ferguson

The Constitution was written to protect and empower all citizens of the United States, including those who are born with Disorders of Sex Development. The medical community, as a whole, is not equipped with the knowledge required to adequately diagnose or treat intersex babies. Intersex simply means that the baby is born with both male and female genitalia. The current method that doctors follow is to choose a sex to assign the baby, and preform irreversible surgery on them without informed consent. Ultimately the intersex babies are mutilated and robbed of many of their fundamental rights; most notably, the right …


Judge Lawrence R. Lapolla, David J. Agatstein Apr 2013

Judge Lawrence R. Lapolla, David J. Agatstein

Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary

No abstract provided.


Cause Judging, Justin Hansford Mar 2013

Cause Judging, Justin Hansford

Justin Hansford

Building on the framework of “cause lawyering” scholarship, this Article explores the fact that, in a similar tradition as a “cause lawyering” law practice animated by dedication to a cause, “cause judging” exists as well. This insight has implications for judicial ethics norms. The hyper-partisan nature of modern American life has already cast doubt on the possibility that politically appointed judges can ever truly attain the “appearance of impartiality” demanded by judicial recusal standards. Instead, judicial ethics norms should embrace the fact that judges have moral and political ideals that inform their rulings when they exercise judicial discretion, and that …


In Memoriam: Katherine Vaughns Jan 2013

In Memoriam: Katherine Vaughns

Maryland Carey Law

No abstract provided.


Los Juristas Académicos De Venezuela: Historia Institucional Y Biografía Colectiva, Rogelio Pérez Perdomo Jan 2013

Los Juristas Académicos De Venezuela: Historia Institucional Y Biografía Colectiva, Rogelio Pérez Perdomo

Faculty Books

Indice:
Capítulo 1. El estudio histórico-social de los juristas académicos: producción intelectual y papel político.
Capítulo 2. La independencia y la construcción inicial del estado (1800-1847).
Capítulo 3. Tiempos de disgregación y autoritarismo (1848-1958).
Capítulo 4. Institucionalización de la investigación y sus límites (1959-2012).
Capítulo 5. Conocimiento, política y revolución. - Apéndice: Mini biografías de los juristas académicos analizados.
Referencias.


They Were Meant For Each Other: Proffessor Edward Cooper And The Rules Enabling Act, Anthony J. Scirica, Mark R. Kravitz, David F. Levi, Lee H. Rosenthal Jan 2013

They Were Meant For Each Other: Proffessor Edward Cooper And The Rules Enabling Act, Anthony J. Scirica, Mark R. Kravitz, David F. Levi, Lee H. Rosenthal

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


In Memorium: Bernard Wolfman, Michael A. Fitts Jun 2012

In Memorium: Bernard Wolfman, Michael A. Fitts

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


Remembering Ed Baker, Tobias Barrington Wolff Apr 2010

Remembering Ed Baker, Tobias Barrington Wolff

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

This is a short biographical piece honoring and describing deceased colleague C. Edwin Baker.


Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., And The Lessons Of History, Tobias Barrington Wolff Apr 2010

Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., And The Lessons Of History, Tobias Barrington Wolff

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

This is a biographical piece honoring Professor Geoffrey Hazard and his historical approach to the study of civil practice and procedure.


Remembering Ed Baker, Seth F. Kreimer Feb 2010

Remembering Ed Baker, Seth F. Kreimer

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


A Dean's Perspective On Ed Baker, Michael A. Fitts Jan 2010

A Dean's Perspective On Ed Baker, Michael A. Fitts

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


A Wise Man Of The Law, Anthony J. Scirica Jan 2010

A Wise Man Of The Law, Anthony J. Scirica

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


A Time-Honored Model For The Profession And The Academy, Michael A. Fitts Jan 2010

A Time-Honored Model For The Profession And The Academy, Michael A. Fitts

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


Judicial Diversity On State Supreme Courts, John D. Castiglione, Gregory L. Acquiaviva Jan 2009

Judicial Diversity On State Supreme Courts, John D. Castiglione, Gregory L. Acquiaviva

John D. Castiglione

State courts of last resort are, in many ways, the primary expositors of law in the United States. Criminal law, contracts, family law, wills, trusts, and estates -- just to name a few -- fall within their purview. And yet, we know surprisingly little about just who sits on these courts -- state supreme court judges have been described as “perhaps the most important and least written about group within the judicial system” of the United States. Indeed, the last study on the characteristics and experiences of the state supreme court justices is almost fifteen years old. This Article presents …