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The Contemporary University, 1978 to the Present

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter highlights major themes of the previous chapters up to the current day. It explores the work of Hanna Gray in rebuilding university finances and fundraising in the 1980s and in ... More


History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Anthony T. Kronman (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The entity that became the Yale Law School started life early in the nineteenth century as a proprietary school, operated as a sideline by a couple of New Haven lawyers. The New Haven school ... More


Struggle for Autonomy

Robert J. Kaczorowski

in Fordham University School of Law: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 7 recounts how Dean Joseph M. McLaughlin accelerated and improved upon the Law School’s modernization initiated by Dean Mulligan. He began the transformation of the Law School into the ... More


Law School in a University: Yale's Distinctive Path in the Later Nineteenth Century

John H. Langbein (ed.)

in History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the history of the Yale Law School across the middle decades of the nineteenth century. It first explores the text-and-recitation system, which was the School's main method of ... More


World War I and Its Aftermath

Robert J. Kaczorowski

in Fordham University School of Law: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 2 discusses the impact of World War I and its aftermath on the students and educational program at Fordham Law School and other law schools in New York City. It presents empirical evidence of ... More


Introduction

Anthony T. Kronman (ed.)

in History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book emerged from a lecture series on the history of the Yale Law School, sponsored by the school in the spring of 2001 as part of Yale University's tercentennial celebrations. A small group of ... More


Fordham University School of Law: A History

Robert J. Kaczorowski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this engaging, erudite new book, Robert J. Kaczorowski, Director of the Condon Institute of Legal History, immerses readers in the story of Fordham Law School from the day it opened its doors in ... More


All Men and Flo: Struggling to Survive as an Attorney, 1948–1960

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s law school training and early career as an attorney in New York City. As a black woman, Kennedy did not fit neatly within a legal system in which the most visible ... More


<i>American Jurisprudence through English Eyes: Harvard 1956–7</i>

Nicola Lacey

in A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202775
eISBN:
9780191705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202775.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the time H. L. A. Hart's spent in Harvard University. In early September 1956, Herbert set out from Southampton on the Queen Elizabeth, bound for New York. He was heading for ... More


Julius Chambers Emerges

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts Julius Chambers's achievements during college, graduate school, and law school. After graduating summa cum laude from North Carolina College for Negroes and obtaining his ... More


Triumph and Betrayal, 1886–1890s

Bruce A. Kimball

in The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball.13
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how “the Langdell system of study had not been adopted in any other law school.” Then, during the late 1880s, Harvard Law School (HLS) began surpassing even the most optimistic ... More


Politics and the Law School: The View from Woodbridge Hall, 1921–1963

Gaddis Smith (ed.)

in History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the sometimes rocky relationship between the Law School and Yale University during the middle years of the twentieth century. The relationship was troubled by continuing ... More


A Prominent Family

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the education and careers of Marcus Simaika's siblings. According to Marcus, no fewer than three prime ministers were among the graduates of the Coptic Patriarchal School: ... More


The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Bruce A. Kimball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Christopher C. Langdell is one of the most influential figures in the history of American professional education. As dean of Harvard Law School from 1870 to 1895, he conceived, designed, and built ... More


From Discrimination to Affirmative Action

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the legal battles involving the University of Texas School of Law and its affirmative action program. In the wake of its success in 1944 in the all-white primary case, Smith v. ... More


From “Speculative” to “Practical” Legal Education: The Decline of the Glasgow Law School, 1801–1830

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the decline of the Glasgow Law School during the period 1801–1830. When John Millar died in 1801, he was succeeded by Robert Davidson, who lacked his predecessor's broad, ... More


The Embattled Constitution

Norman Dorsen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770122
eISBN:
9780814762806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770122.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents the fourth collection of the James Madison lectures delivered at the New York University School of Law, offering thoughtful examinations of an array of topics on civil liberties by ... More


Doing Well by Doing Good: The Application of Ignatian Principles to Legal Education

David C. Koelsch

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, justice is not affiliated with any specific campaign for rights; it is a much broader concept than legal ethics or even morality. This idea of justice, rather, is less concerned with ... More


The Twentieth-Century Business School: Integrating the Vocational and Scientific Traditions

in Creating New Knowledge in Management: Appropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770750
eISBN:
9780804778374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770750.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In the twentieth century, reforms enabled the business school to acquire graduate-professional status and to deliver the research university's requisite synergy between basic science and applied ... More


Boyhood and Youth, 1826–1854

Bruce A. Kimball

in The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Langdell's youth, where lie the origins of his interest in education and the specific reforms in professional education that he advanced as dean of Harvard Law School. ... More


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