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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


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


American Jurisprudence through English Eyes: Harvard 1956–7

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


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


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


Legal History

Morton Horwitz

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Morton Horwitz, the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at the Harvard Law School. Professor Horwitz has made major contributions in the field ... More


Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter

Detlev F. Vagts, Theodor Meron, Stephen M. Schwebel, and Charles Keever (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680252
eISBN:
9780191760181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680252.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book celebrates the scholarship of Richard Baxter, former Judge of the International Court of Justice and former Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School. The volume brings together ... More


. Harvard

Benjamin E. Wise

in William Alexander Percy: The Curious Life of a Mississippi Planter and Sexual Freethinker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835357
eISBN:
9781469601908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869956_wise.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Harold Bruff was Percy's best friend and likely his lover from Harvard Law School. The two had met at Harvard in 1905 and lived in a boardinghouse called Winthrop Hall. Percy and Bruff immediately ... More


Critical Legal Studies

Duncan Kennedy

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Duncan Kennedy, the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at the Harvard Law School. He is best known for helping to found and promote the critical legal ... More


Paris, America, and PhD

Dieter Grimm

in Dieter Grimm: Advocate of the Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198845270
eISBN:
9780191880551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845270.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter treats Dieter Grimm’s postgraduate study in Paris and Harvard, the special impact of Harvard University and his teachers there, the differences between German and American legal ... More


Law and Economics

Richard Posner

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Richard Posner, a judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He was formerly the Lee and Brena Freeman Professor of Law, and is currently a ... More


Classical Liberal Constitutional Theory

Charles Fried

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Charles Fried, the Beneficial Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He served as Solicitor General of the United States during the Reagan presidency and ... More


Feminist Legal Theory

Catharine Mackinnon

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Catharine MacKinnon, the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan and James Barr Ames Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. ... More


A Better Social Philosophy: 1897–1908

Constance Jordan (ed.)

in Reason and Imagination: The Selected Correspondence of Learned Hand: 1897–1961

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199899104
eISBN:
9780190260132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899104.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents letters from Learned Hand's graduation in Harvard Law School up to his employment in New York City. For James Bradley Thayer, Hand represents the disciplined student of the law, ... More


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