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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


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


Student Participation and Social Difference: Race, Gender, Status, and Context in Law School Classes

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/9780195183108.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses student participation in the law school classroom, with particular attention to race and gender as well as status and context. The implications for our understandings of ... More


So Are We Making Any Progress?

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter reviews the progress made from the days in which language conflicts were settled by duels to their replacement by present day defamation law suits, concluding that although much progress ... 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


Legal Literacy Projectsc: Linical Experience of Empowering the Poor in India

AJAY PANDEY and SHEENA SHUKKUR

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the use of legal literacy projects and their role in the clinical legal education movement in India. It explains how legal literacy is particularly important in India because ... More


Legal Language and American Law: Authority, Morality, and Linguistic Ideology

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/9780195183108.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book has demonstrated that context matters to the understanding of law school training in a number of ways. In the classroom, aspects of the immediate context are crucial in the dynamics that ... More


Blackstone, Litchfield, and Yale: The Founding of the Yale Law School

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/9780300095647.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the origins of Yale Law School, which goes back to the earliest days of the nineteenth century, when there was as yet no university legal education. The discussions include the ... More


Necessary Violence? Inscribing the Subject of Law

Penelope Pether

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0355
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins with an assessment of law school admissions procedures. It then turns to Sanders and the tournament of (fatally conceptually flawed) empiricism that followed his article, ‘A ... More


The Great Depression and Educational Reform

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/9780823239559.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 4 explains Dean Wilkinson’s leadership in legal education reform within the American Bar Association and the New York state bar during the 1920s and 1930s and the impact of the Great ... More


World War II 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/9780823239559.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 5 discusses the impact of World War II on law students and legal education and the nation’s and state’s responses. Dean Wilkinson again played a leading role in shaping and achieving changes ... More


On Becoming a Legal Person: Identity and the Social Context of Legal Epistemology

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/9780195183108.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers what kind of person is created through the talk of the law school classroom and discusses the larger view of the world, of human selves and motivations, and of social context ... 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


The Evolution of a Mood

Neil Duxbury

in Patterns of American Jurisprudence

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264910
eISBN:
9780191682865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264910.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides a sense of what realist jurisprudence was actually about. It specifically explores an intellectual tendency. Whether or not that tendency was given the correct name—whatever ... 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


Professors and Policymakers: Yale Law School Faculty in the New Deal and After

Robert W. Gordon (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/9780300095647.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the increasing involvement of the Yale Law School faculty in the outside world of law and politics, in the exciting milieu of the early New Deal. It links the growing activism ... More


Legal Education and the Legal Profession

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses legal education and the legal profession in Mexico. It first describes the features of Mexican law schools and admission requirements and curricula, followed by an evaluation ... More


What are Law Schools for? *

William Twining

in Law in Context: Enlarging a Discipline

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264835
eISBN:
9780191682810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264835.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that legal educators need to rethink the nature, objectives, and actual and potential role of law schools as institutions. There is a need to draw a distinction between the ... More


Entering the World of U.S. Law

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/9780195183108.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter takes the reader into the law school classroom, stepping into the shoes of law students who are beginning to learn legal language and are initiated into a new way of thinking and talking ... More


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