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New Career Paths: From Computing Services To Library Director, James G. Milles Nov 2002

New Career Paths: From Computing Services To Library Director, James G. Milles

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Law School Professors Comment On The Campus Boycott Of Justice Clarence Thomas: Did They Do The Right Thing?, Angela Mae Kupenda Jan 2002

Law School Professors Comment On The Campus Boycott Of Justice Clarence Thomas: Did They Do The Right Thing?, Angela Mae Kupenda

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The black professors' only mistake occurred if they assumed that, like white professors, they would be found deserving of two core professorial rights: the right of academic freedom and the right to exercise individual moral responsibility. The harsh critics of the black professors' boycott of Justice Thomas' speech are trying to deny the professors these core professorial rights/duties that are ordinarily heaped upon white professors without reservation.


Using The Pervasive Method Of Teaching Legal Ethics In A Property Course, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 2002

Using The Pervasive Method Of Teaching Legal Ethics In A Property Course, Thomas L. Shaffer

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The first-year introductory course in property law is about all that is left of the traditional black-box curriculum. It is where beginning law students cope with and despair of the arcana of English common law; where, with more detachment than, say, in the torts course, analysis of appellate opinions is what "thinking like a lawyer" means, with no more than peripheral and begrudging attention to modem legislation and administrative law; where legal reasoning is a stretching exercise and initiatory discipline. And, incidentally, surviving bravely the rude invasion of teachers of public law, it is where a teaching lawyer can point …


The University Of St. Thomas Law Library: A New Library For A New Era In Legal Education, Edmund P. Edmonds Jan 2002

The University Of St. Thomas Law Library: A New Library For A New Era In Legal Education, Edmund P. Edmonds

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In spring 2000, the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, offered me an intriguing challenge: Would I be willing to help create a brand new law library at St. Thomas' new School of Law? That opportunity was, in many ways, the ultimate chance to reconsider the fundamental underlying premises that form one's basic vision of a law library. One's understanding and thinking about these basic ideas forms the foundation on which one makes critical decisions about the law library every working day. What would it be like to have no past history to either inform or encumber those …