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STMU_HomecomingCLE2014Ariens.pdf
American lawyers have struggled with their role and status as professionals in a democratic society since the United States became a nation. This presentation will discuss how lawyers have proposed standards of ethics that protect and defend their…

15JLegalProf329.pdf
Shark Tank might better have been subtitled "The Story of How Steven Kumble Did It His Way and Look Where It Got Him." Shark Tank is mildly diverting entertainment, designed for lawyers and other professionals, and businessmen to peruse at the beach.…

45SCLRev1003.pdf
Lawyers today commonly make claims of specialization. This claim of professional status, of course, often carries with it the economic benefits accorded professionals and other experts in modem American society. Just as important, however, is that…

27CalWLRev311.pdf
In the thirty-four years of Justice Brennan's tenure, the Court worked several revolutions in religion clause jurisprudence- revolutions guided by a sense of the needs of a changing society.

36UToledoLRev235.pdf
The ABA's decision to make its ethics rules a commodity, now going on twenty years strong, together with the NCBE's desire to nationalize testing of bar applicants by using the Model Rules, engenders the dangerous view that testing checks for those…

35DePaulLRev649.pdf
This Article proposes a Rule concerning the admission to practice law in federal district courts and is designed to account for the recent changes in the practice of law. The Rule is based on the theory that lawyers will act ethically by handling…

107HarvLRev620.pdf
The manual I intend to present focuses on the importance of Felix Frankfurter. In discussing the historical understanding of the Justices of the Supreme Court, Professor John Henry Schlegel wrote, "there is the problem of Felix Frankfurter." Justice…

75AlbLRev2151.pdf
This essay discusses the work of Chief Justice Jefferson. His work should be understood in light of the unusual division of appellate power in Texas, as well as the shifting but exclusively Republican composition of the membership of the Supreme…

33JLegalProf239.pdf
The purpose of this essay is to offer a pointillist history of this recent fight about when lawyers may or must disclose client confidences, and claims that the government was attacking the attorney-client privilege. In doing so, I hope to explain…

28IndLRev183.pdf
Hoffman v. Palmer is emblematic of the history of the American law of evidence, of law reform, and, because of the people involved, of the history of twentieth century American legal thought. The issue in the case of Hoffman v. Palmer was relatively…

25LoyLALRev853.pdf
To ask the question, "Does Evidence Law Matter?," is to assume that some sets or groups of people believe it is important while others are challenging that view. In other words, the thesis is that evidence matters, the antithesis is that it doesn't,…

24JLAndRel195.pdf
Faith and Law is a compilation of sixteen essays from legal academics intended to offer, to a greater and lesser extent, a meditation on “How Religious Traditions from Calvinism to Islam View American Law.” After an Introduction by editor Robert…

15JAmCulture25.pdf
This essay is a truncated history of the making of the American legal profession. In contrast to other efforts, the focus of this paper is on the creation and development of legal institutions which fostered the belief, by lawyers, in their…
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