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Legal Education And Admission To The Bar, Henry M. Bates Jan 1922

Legal Education And Admission To The Bar, Henry M. Bates

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From Conclusions: "We cannot close this report with some general remarks concerning standards of admission to the bar. An examination of the Proceedings of the American and the various state bar associations during the last few years will show a constant expression of dissatisfaction with the comparatively low standards for admission which prevail ..."


Judicial Statesmen, John B. Waite Jan 1922

Judicial Statesmen, John B. Waite

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KNOWLEDGE of the Common Law "doth no way conduce to the making of a statesman. It is a confined and topicall kind of Learning calculated only for the Meridian of WestministerHall, and reacheth no further than Dover. Transplant a Common Lawyer to Calice, and his head is no more usefull there than a Sun-dyal in a grave." So an anonymous individual placarded England, some three hundred years ago, in protest against the election of lawyers to Parliament. It is unquestionably true, today, that knowledge of the common law-in its customary connotation of precedent--does not in and of itself make a ...


The Lawyers' Club And Dormitories, Henry M. Bates Jan 1922

The Lawyers' Club And Dormitories, Henry M. Bates

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The generous gift of an internationally known lawyer who is a graduate of this Law School has made it possible for the Law School to plan a splendid group of buildings. When the whole plan is finally realized we shall have an equipment for the professional work and the living arrangements of our law students hitherto unequaled anywhere in the history of legal education.