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Tribute To John Pickering, James Robertson Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, James Robertson

Michigan Law Review

John Pickering was so much involved with both the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and with the bar of this city. It would take too long to recite all of the ways in which John supported and helped our Court and the Court of Appeals, but I will note that, in every one of the ten years since I have been on this bench, John has been invited to speak at the Law Clerks Luncheon Series. That is a big deal. The law clerks ...


Tribute To John Pickering, Noël Anketell Kramer Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Noël Anketell Kramer

Michigan Law Review

I knew John Pickering from the time that I was a second-year law student- just a few years ago, it seems-when he and Sally Katzen recruited me to join what was then the small firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. We remained friends thereafter, sharing among other interests an avid loyalty to the University of Michigan.


Tribute To John Pickering, William J. Perlstein Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, William J. Perlstein

Michigan Law Review

One of my colleagues asked me soon after John died, "How could someone live to be eighty-nine years old and yet there is no one who had a bad word to say about him?" This is an intriguing question. It is not because John Pickering did not have strongly held views about things. Anyone who ever tangled with John in crafting a brief knew how tenacious he was. John was direct and candid and you knew where he stood on any matter. It is not because John was easygoing. When he saw something that he wanted changed, he did not ...


Tribute To John Pickering, Marcia Greenberger Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Marcia Greenberger

Michigan Law Review

This room is filled with many women lawyers. All of us loved John Pickering and are in his debt, but we are only a small number of those who do. For many decades, John guided young, and I must admit not so young, women lawyers to positions where they could stand up for their own rights and the rights of others. He worked with us to champion the causes that matter most to women and their families. John used his great stature and the enormous respect that he garnered to open doors for women to leadership positions in the bar ...


Tribute To John Pickering, John Payton Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, John Payton

Michigan Law Review

I want to reflect on what we have heard here today, and over the course of the last several weeks, about John Pickering. We have heard simply remarkable things about a remarkable man of consequence. He was not just a remarkable person. He was more than that. He was a remarkable person who did things that actually changed everyone's lives. He mattered. We heard a lot of things today and some of them we heard for the first time. But I do not think that any of us was surprised to hear any of them about John Pickering. We ...


Tribute To John Pickering, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Michigan Law Review

John Pickering was a grand human whose life is just cause for celebration. He taught constantly, through his own work and deeds, how lawyers in private practice can contribute hugely to the public good. John's dear friend, my revered D.C. Circuit colleague, Carl McGowan, spoke of the lawyer of technical competence content to be a working mason. The best of lawyers, Judge McGowan said, serve as architects, planners, builders in law. Along with high technical competence, the best of lawyers have a deep understanding of the nature and purposes of the law, which makes them wise and reliable ...


Tribute To John Pickering, Raymond C. Clevenger Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Raymond C. Clevenger

Michigan Law Review

This is my homage to John. I ask you to summon up in your imagination today a grand circus, a sort of Cirque du Soleil of lawyers: full of shining talents performing legal feats of wonder, but presided over by a grand ringmaster. This ringmaster knows his performers very well. He knows how to train and stroke them to high achievement. He knows how to groom the younger workers. He can keep his stars in check. He knows when to sit back with a smile, letting his charges perform and claim the applause, even when the applause rightfully belongs to ...


Tribute To John Pickering, Timothy B. Dyk Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Timothy B. Dyk

Michigan Law Review

It is very appropriate that we are here today to honor John Pickering, who, for more than five decades, was a leading member of our bar. I first met John when I joined the small firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in 1964, two years after it was founded. The three founding fathers of the firm were formidable figures, particularly to a young lawyer, and John Pickering was no exception. I do not mean that John was unkind. He was the kindest of people. But there was something particularly serious about him, and I always wondered whether that had to do with growing up in the prewar years. He had a demeanor that seemed to preclude coming to work in casual clothes or bantering during the work day or taking the associates out to a local watering spot after work. I remember that John's secretary was known as "Miss Blackney"; there was a formality even about John's secretary.


Tribute To John Pickering, Elaine R. Jones Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Elaine R. Jones

Michigan Law Review

This talented, persuasive, committed lawyer-leader, John Pickering, had several abiding personal and professional interests, two of which enhanced my life directly, and most of which enhanced my life indirectly. The first was the great personal interest he took in lawyers younger than himself, and the second was his passion about civil rights and combating the effects of racial discrimination.


Tribute To John Pickering, Esther Lardent Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Esther Lardent

Michigan Law Review

I want to talk to you about the lessons that so many of us have learned from John, and the qualities that made him so memorable and so extraordinary. The first was his unerring ability to know what was right. Now, many of us want to do right, but John always knew what the right thing was. Despite growing up in a time and place where women and people of color were not valued, where the homeless, the despised, the poor, and the disadvantaged were not considered worthy, John cared deeply about doing right by all of these people.


Tribute To John Pickering, Louis F. Oberdorfer Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Louis F. Oberdorfer

Michigan Law Review

John left word that he did not want a lot of eulogies, so there is much I could say about him that I do not because I honor his request.


Tribute To John Pickering, Stanley L. Temko Nov 2005

Tribute To John Pickering, Stanley L. Temko

Michigan Law Review

John was a close friend and a professional colleague of mine for more than fifty years, and he was admired by and very close to a number of members of our firm. Everyone knows his substantial contributions as a lawyer. I will just mention a couple.


Who Are The Good Guys? The Legacy Of Watergate And The Tangled Webs We Weave, Jeffrey A. Breinholt Sep 2005

Who Are The Good Guys? The Legacy Of Watergate And The Tangled Webs We Weave, Jeffrey A. Breinholt

ExpressO

This article examines the astounding revelation that Deep Throat, the anonymous source that brought down the Nixon Presidency, was Mark Felt, the man who ran the FBI during the Watergate Scandal. Was Mark Felt a hero or a villain? Thanks to the recent publication of Bob Woodward’s The Secret Man in combination with historical case law, we now have more historical evidence about what motivated Felt and how he reacted to his own legal misfortunes. This article examines this record and shows that categorizing Felt along the hero/villain continuum is not an easy task, but argues that this ...


Breaking The Bank: Revisiting Central Bank Of Denver After Enron And Sarbanes-Oxley, Celia Taylor Sep 2005

Breaking The Bank: Revisiting Central Bank Of Denver After Enron And Sarbanes-Oxley, Celia Taylor

ExpressO

No abstract provided.


A Tribute To Edward 0. Henneman Sep 2005

A Tribute To Edward 0. Henneman

Washington and Lee Law Review

No abstract provided.


Rfk, Day Of Affirmation Speech And Human Rights In America, Stuart Weinstein Aug 2005

Rfk, Day Of Affirmation Speech And Human Rights In America, Stuart Weinstein

ExpressO

An examination of Robert Kennedy historic Day of Affirmation speech made forty years ago. Is the role he envisioned for the US to play in international affairs and in advancing the cause of freedom and social justice for all humanity relvant in a post-Iraq abu Gharaib world?


Leon Wallace Profile Jul 2005

Leon Wallace Profile

Leon Wallace (1951-1952 Acting; 1952-1966)

No abstract provided.


A Tribute To Frederic L. Kirgis, Mark Drumbl, Jose E. Alvarez, David Partlett, David Millon, Blake D. Morant, Detlev F. Vagts, Paul F. Kirgis, John H. Jackson, Lucinda A. Low, Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Joan M. Shaughnessy, Brian C. Murchison, Samuel W. Calhoun, David Wirth, Roger D. Groot, Mark Grunewald Jun 2005

A Tribute To Frederic L. Kirgis, Mark Drumbl, Jose E. Alvarez, David Partlett, David Millon, Blake D. Morant, Detlev F. Vagts, Paul F. Kirgis, John H. Jackson, Lucinda A. Low, Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Joan M. Shaughnessy, Brian C. Murchison, Samuel W. Calhoun, David Wirth, Roger D. Groot, Mark Grunewald

Washington and Lee Law Review

No abstract provided.


Interview With Timothy J. Carson, David Spiegel, Timothy J. Carson, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Apr 2005

Interview With Timothy J. Carson, David Spiegel, Timothy J. Carson, Legal Oral History Project, University Of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Legal Oral History Project

For transcript, click the Download button above. For video index, click the link below.

TImothy J. Carson (W '70) has practiced in Philadelphia for forty years in the field of public sector law, especially public finance. He is currently a partner at Dilworth Paxson LLP. He is an elected Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel.


Professor Bernie Segal: 33 Years Of Inspiring Law Students, Lorri Ungaretti Apr 2005

Professor Bernie Segal: 33 Years Of Inspiring Law Students, Lorri Ungaretti

Articles About Faculty

Professor Bernard Segal is recognized as an effective, dedicated teacher by his colleagues and remembered fondly by hundreds of former students. On December 6, 2004, Bernie was one of several people honored at the Golden Gate University alumni awards luncheon.


Dedicated To John W. Fisher Ii Apr 2005

Dedicated To John W. Fisher Ii

West Virginia Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Dream Deferred, Ruth-Arlene W Howe Jan 2005

A Dream Deferred, Ruth-Arlene W Howe

Boston College Law School Lectures and Presentations

Presentation at the MLK Annual Unity Breakfast, Boston College, January 19, 2005.


Profile: Judge George H. Aldrich, Nancy Amoury Combs Jan 2005

Profile: Judge George H. Aldrich, Nancy Amoury Combs

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


University Of Michigan Law School Faculty, 2005-2006, University Of Michigan Law School Jan 2005

University Of Michigan Law School Faculty, 2005-2006, University Of Michigan Law School

Miscellaneous Law School History & Publications

Biographies of the University of Michigan Law School faculty.


Tributes To Professor Edward Tomlinson, Karen Rothenberg, David Bogen, Alan D. Hornstein, Gary E. Bair Jan 2005

Tributes To Professor Edward Tomlinson, Karen Rothenberg, David Bogen, Alan D. Hornstein, Gary E. Bair

Maryland Law Review

No abstract provided.


Tributes To Professor Abraham Dash, Karen Rothenberg, Lynne Battaglia, David Bogen, Deborah K. Chasanow Jan 2005

Tributes To Professor Abraham Dash, Karen Rothenberg, Lynne Battaglia, David Bogen, Deborah K. Chasanow

Maryland Law Review

No abstract provided.


Advancing With A Clear Vision, Lauren K. Robel Jan 2005

Advancing With A Clear Vision, Lauren K. Robel

Lauren Robel (2002 Acting; 2003-2011)

No abstract provided.


Alumni Profile, Natalie Palomino Jan 2005

Alumni Profile, Natalie Palomino

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.


Alumni Profile, Natalie Palomino Jan 2005

Alumni Profile, Natalie Palomino

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.


Alumni Profile, Emily Wann Jan 2005

Alumni Profile, Emily Wann

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.