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Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Judaism

1993

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How I Changed My Mind, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 1993

How I Changed My Mind, Thomas L. Shaffer

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My own changes of mind are not unique. I am one of a small group of law teachers who have, over the last thirty years, become clearer in formulating an Hebraic legal ethic. We are a minority who have become bolder. We owe such courage as we have located for that to modern pioneers, most notably Harold Berman, and, more lately, Emily Hartigan. What has changed most for us has been the clarity of our public witness; the substance all along has been old-time religion. When I say "clarity" I mean that we have come to see this substance in …