Author: Laura Kalman
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
Release Date: 2006-05-18
The development of the modern Yale Law School is deeply intertwined with the story of a group of students in the 1960s who worked to unlock democratic visions of law and social change that they associated with Yale's past and with the social climate in which they lived. During a charged moment in the history of the United States, activists challenged senior professors, and the resulting clash pitted young against old in a very human story. By demanding changes in admissions, curriculum, grading, and law practice, Laura Kalman argues, these students transformed Yale Law School and the future of American legal education. Inspired by Yale's legal realists of the 1930s, Yale law students between 1967 and 1970 spawned a movement that celebrated participatory democracy, black power, feminism, and the counterculture. After these students left, the repercussions hobbled the school for years. Senior law professors decided against retaining six junior scholars who had witnessed their conflict with the students in the early 1970s, shifted the school's academic focus from sociology to economics, and steered clear of critical legal studies. Ironically, explains Kalman, students of the 1960s helped to create a culture of timidity until an imaginative dean in the 1980s tapped into and domesticated the spirit of the sixties, helping to make Yale's current celebrity possible.
Author: Massimo Mastrogregori
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Die IBOHS verzeichnet jährlich die bedeutendsten Neuerscheinungen geschichtswissenschaftlicher Monographien und Zeitschriftenartikel weltweit, die inhaltlich von der Vor- und Frühgeschichte bis zur jüngsten Vergangenheit reichen. Sie ist damit die derzeit einzige laufende Bibliographie dieser Art, die thematisch, zeitlich und geographisch ein derart breites Spektrum abdeckt. Innerhalb der systematischen Gliederung nach Zeitalter, Region oder historischer Disziplin sind die Werke nach Autorennamen oder charakteristischem Titelhauptwort aufgelistet.
The constitutional theorist Owen Fiss explores the purpose and possibilities of life in the law through a moving account of thirteen lawyers who shaped the legal world during the past half century. He tries to identify the unique qualities of mind and character that made these individuals so important to the institutions and principles they served.
Author: New England Law Review
Publisher: Quid Pro Books
Release Date: 2015-07-29
The New England Law Review offers its issues in convenient digital formats for e-reader devices, apps, pads, and phones. This third issue of Volume 49 (Spr. 2015) features an extensive and important Symposium on "Educational Ambivalence: The Story of the Academic Doctorate in Law," presented by leading scholars on the subject. Contents include: "Educational Ambivalence: The Rise of a Foreign-Student Doctorate in Law," by Gail J. Hupper "The Context of Graduate Degrees at Harvard Law School Under Dean Erwin N. Griswold, 1946–1967," by Bruce A. Kimball "Perspectives on International Students' Interest in U.S. Legal Education: Shifting Incentives and Influence," by Carole Silver "A Future for Legal Education," by Paulo Barrozo In addition, Issue 3 includes these extensive student contributions: Note, "The Transgender Eligibility Gap: How the ACA Fails to Cover Medically Necessary Treatment for Transgender Individuals and How HHS Can Fix It," by Sarah E. Gage Note, "Breaking the Cycle of Burdensome and Inefficient Special Education Costs Facing Local School Districts," by Alessandra Perna Comment, "Scream Icon: Questioning the Fair Use of Street Art in Seltzer v. Green Day, Inc.," by Shannon Hyle Quality digital formatting includes linked notes, active table of contents, active URLs in notes, and proper Bluebook citations.