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The Law School, the Faith Community, and the Professing of Law

Sanford Levinson

in Constitutional Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152400
eISBN:
9781400839872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152400.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The previous chapters traced some of the implications of treating law as a quasi-religious system. This chapter develops another aspect of the religious analogy through the self-conscious examination ... More


Professorial Style in Context

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the context underlying the different teaching styles of professors in law schools. One of the most fascinating aspects of law school classroom discourse uncovered by this study ... More


Peter Brian Herrenden Birks 1941–2004

Alan Rodger and Andrew Burrows

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 150 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264232
eISBN:
9780191734243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264232.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Peter Birks was one of the most influential legal scholars of his generation. He owed that influence to the admiration in which his rigorous and innovative thinking was held by lawyers and judges, ... More


The Origins of the Glasgow Law School: The Professors of Civil Law, 1714–1761

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/9780748682133.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the establishment of legal education in the University of Glasgow in 1714 and its development over the next five decades. The University of Glasgow established a chair in Civil ... More


Study Design, Methodology, and Profile

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter outlines the particular synthesis of methodological approaches used in the study of language used in law schools. In addition, it describes the site selection process and the trajectory ... More


Lawyers, Law Professors, and Localities: The Universities of Aberdeen, 1680–1750

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/9780748682133.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the development of law teaching and professional education in the universities and town of Aberdeen during the period 1680–1750. Aberdeen is particularly interesting in this ... More


Rhetoric, Language, and Roman Law: Legal Education and Improvement in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

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/9780748682133.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how the development of theories of rhetoric affected styles of law teaching in eighteenth-century Scotland, leading to the development of the practice of teaching in the English ... More


John Millar’s Lectures on Scots Criminal Law

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/9780748682133.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on John Millar's lectures on Scots criminal law as Regius Chair of Civil Law in the University of Glasgow from 1761 to 1801, along with his legal philosophy and approach to Scots ... More


Importing Our Lawyers from Holland: Netherlands Influences on Scots Law and Lawyers in the Eighteenth Century

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides an overview of the influence of Scots’ experience of Dutch legal education on the development of legal education in the Scottish universities, elaborating its impact on methods ... More


The First Edinburgh Chair in Law: Grotius and the Scottish Enlightenment

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/9780748682133.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the development of teaching from the chair of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at the University of Edinburgh during the Scottish Enlightenment, with particular ... More


Eighteenth-Century Professorial Classification of English Common Law

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses the work of Sir Robert Chambers by comparing it with that of other professors of English law. It focuses on the analytical structure Chambers gave to English law. The first part ... More


Law and Society

Austin Sarat

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/9780814737071.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science, and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor at Amherst College. ... More


Lawyers and the Civil Law Tradition

in Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter first addresses the question of who the Roman jurists and lawyers of the classical period were, and how they were trained, before turning to the role of professors and their relations ... 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


Law and Philosophy

Jules Coleman

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/9780814737071.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Jules Coleman, the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, and Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. He is recognised for his important ... More


“The World Turned Upside Down”

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Events ranging from the bombing of Vietnam to the renewed ban on contraception prompted Drinan to chart his course to establish greater public influence. But the underlying question of the mid-1960s ... 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


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


Postmodern Legal Theory

Drucilla Cornell

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/9780814737071.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Drucilla Cornell, a Professor of Political Science, Women's Studies, and Comparative Literature at Rutgers University and National Research Foundation ... More


Contemporary Liberal Constitutional Theory

Bruce Ackerman

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/9780814737071.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Bruce Ackerman, the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. He is recognized for his work in political philosophy, constitutional ... More


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