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Stewards of democracy : law a public profession

Author: Paul D Carrington
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.
Series: New perspectives on law, culture, and society.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that judges, lawyers, and law schools should emphasize experience and character over reason or arcane learning, to create a more democratic legal profession in tune with the public interest.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D Carrington
ISBN: 0813368324 9780813368320
OCLC Number: 122960005
Description: xi, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: * An Embattled Faith * A Celebration * The Brahmin Hosts * The Barnburner Persuasion * Legal Education for the People * Law and the Lightning of Genius * The Supreme Court in Jacksonian Perspective * Deference to Democracy: A Barnburning Court * A Nineteenth-Century Classic * The Civil War Amendments * Industrialization * Rails * The Advent of Federal Administrative Law * Three Progressives * Louis Brandeis * Ernst Freund * Learned Hand * A New Age of Judicial Heroism * Ineffective Judicial Heroics * First Amendment Heroics * The Contagion of Judicial Heroism * Academic Law and Judicial Heroism * Byron White, Outcast Justice * The Political Economy of Legal Education * Prospect
Series Title: New perspectives on law, culture, and society.
Responsibility: Paul D. Carrington.

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