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A Secretary's Absence For A Law School Examination, Todd C. Peppers Jan 2020

A Secretary's Absence For A Law School Examination, Todd C. Peppers

Scholarly Articles

The May 5, 1893 letter from Justice Horace Gray to Chief Justice Melville Weston Fuller touches upon several different strands of Supreme Court history. To place the letter in context, we need to briefly discuss the creation of the law clerk position as well as the different functions of this first generation of law clerks. And we need to talk about the untimely death of a young Harvard Law School graduate named Moses Day Kimball.


Clerking For God’S Grandfather: Chauncey Belknap’S Year With Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Todd C. Peppers, Ira Brad Matetsky, Elizabeth R. Williams, Jessica Winn Jan 2018

Clerking For God’S Grandfather: Chauncey Belknap’S Year With Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Todd C. Peppers, Ira Brad Matetsky, Elizabeth R. Williams, Jessica Winn

Scholarly Articles

Most of what we know about law clerks comes from the clerks themselves, usually in the form of law review articles memorializing their Justices and their clerkships or in interviews with reporters and legal scholars. In a few instances, however, law clerks have contemporaneously memorialized their experiences in diaries. These materials provide a rare window into the insular world of the Court. While the recollections contained in the diaries are often infused with youthful hero worship for their employer—in contradistinction to Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.’s claim that no man is a hero to his valet— they offer ...


Copyrightx: Harvard University Law School, Sue A. Gardner Jan 2016

Copyrightx: Harvard University Law School, Sue A. Gardner

Library Conference Presentations and Speeches

Slides of a talk about the 2014 iteration of the CopyrightX course administered by Professor William Fisher of Harvard University Law School.


Legal Academia And The Blindness Of The Elites, Paul Campos Jan 2014

Legal Academia And The Blindness Of The Elites, Paul Campos

Articles

No abstract provided.


Oral History Interview With Low Kee Yang: Conceptualising Smu, Kee Yang Low Nov 2010

Oral History Interview With Low Kee Yang: Conceptualising Smu, Kee Yang Low

Oral History Collection

The interview covered: first involvement with SMU, university education in Singapore, curriculum, CIRCLE values, private university, logo, teaching pedagogy, interview students for admissions, legal aspects, incorporation of SMU, first day of class, law school, challenges, student recruitment, law internships, Juris Doctor programme, challenges.

Biography:

Associate Professor of Law, SMU, 2000–present

Member of SMU start-up team

Professor Low Kee Yang joined the start-up team for SMU in 1998; one of his responsibilities was supervising legal matters. He served as deputy dean of the business school from 1999 to 2002 and chaired the organising committee for the Lee Kuan Yew Global ...


The Pedagogy Of The Old Case Method: A Tribute To “Bull” Warren, Paul D. Carrington Jan 2010

The Pedagogy Of The Old Case Method: A Tribute To “Bull” Warren, Paul D. Carrington

Faculty Scholarship

First in a series of occasional features, "Legends of the Legal Academy," focused on law teachers whose lessons and teaching style left an enduring imprint on their students, their institutions, and the profession. This essay is a modification of a comment on Duncan Kennedy's youthful assault on the legal education that he had recently experienced, Legal Education and the Reproduction of Hierarchy: A Polemic Against the System (1983). Kennedy's book was republished in 2003 by the New York University Press, with Prof. Carrington's comment as an addendum to its republication.


Book Review Of Anthony Kronman’S “A History Of The Yale Law School”, William P. Lapiana Jan 2006

Book Review Of Anthony Kronman’S “A History Of The Yale Law School”, William P. Lapiana

Other Publications

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Tribute: An Extraordinary Lawyer, Arthur Leavens Jan 2006

Tribute: An Extraordinary Lawyer, Arthur Leavens

Faculty Scholarship

Charles Ogletree, Jr., is one of those persons who, by virtue of his many and varied achievements, has become almost larger than life. Ogletree is a leader in the struggle for civil rights. The Author pays tribute to this tenured Harvard Law School professor.


The Case For (And Against) Harvard, Robert W. Gordon May 1995

The Case For (And Against) Harvard, Robert W. Gordon

Michigan Law Review

A Review of Logic and Experience: The Origin of Modern American Legal Education by William P. LaPiana


Making Elite Lawyers: Visions Of Law At Harvard And Beyond, Daniel A. Cohen May 1994

Making Elite Lawyers: Visions Of Law At Harvard And Beyond, Daniel A. Cohen

Michigan Law Review

A Review of Making Elite Lawyers: Visions of Law at Harvard and Beyond by Robert Granfield


Private Practice For Public Consumption: Two Views Of Corporate Law, Jayne W. Barnard Jan 1993

Private Practice For Public Consumption: Two Views Of Corporate Law, Jayne W. Barnard

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Where They Are Now: The Story Of The Women Of Harvard Law 1974, Lissa M. Cinat May 1987

Where They Are Now: The Story Of The Women Of Harvard Law 1974, Lissa M. Cinat

Michigan Law Review

A Review of Where They Are Now: The Story of the Women of Harvard Law 1974 by Jill Abramson and Barbara Franklin


One L, Jay F. Alexander Oct 1978

One L, Jay F. Alexander

Florida State University Law Review

By Scott Turow. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.1977. Pp. 300. $8.95


One L By Scott Turow, Kenneth E. Gray Jan 1978

One L By Scott Turow, Kenneth E. Gray

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Classroom Litigation In The First Semester Of Law School -- An Approach To Teaching Legal Method At Harvard, Gene R. Shreve Jan 1977

Classroom Litigation In The First Semester Of Law School -- An Approach To Teaching Legal Method At Harvard, Gene R. Shreve

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.


Book Reviews, Robert T. Crane, Edwin D. Dickinson, Grover C. Grismore, Henry M. Bates, Joseph H. Drake Jan 1920

Book Reviews, Robert T. Crane, Edwin D. Dickinson, Grover C. Grismore, Henry M. Bates, Joseph H. Drake

Michigan Law Review

Among all the writings that have appeared on the problem of preserving the order of world society, the most searching and the most illuminating is Hart's Bulwarks of Peace. Particularly in connection with any consideration of the plan of the Paris Covenant of the League of Nations, it compellingly arrests attention.