The History of Legal Education in the United States

The History of Legal Education in the United States

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An invaluable and fascinating resource, this carefully edited anthology presents recent writings by leading legal historians, many commissioned for this book, along with a wealth of related primary sources by John Adams, James Barr Ames, Thomas Jefferson, Christopher C. Langdell, Karl N. Llewellyn, Roscoe Pound, Tapping Reeve, Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph Story, John Henry Wigmore and other distinguished contributors to American law. It is divided into nine sections: Teaching Books and Methods in the Lecture Hall, Examinations and Evaluations, Skills Courses, Students, Faculty, Scholarship, Deans and Administration, Accreditation and Association, and Technology and the Future. Contributors to this volume include Morris Cohen, Daniel R. Coquillette, Michael Hoeflich, John H. Langbein, William P. LaPiana and Fred R. Shapiro. Steve Sheppard is the William Enfield Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law.Chapter 35 The Harvard Law School, 1869-1894 1894 Christopher C. Langdell Christopher Columbus Langdell (May 22, 1826-July 6, 1906) was Dane Professor and ... The professor had no salary, but received as his compensation the tuition fees paid by the students. The whole number of different students who entered the School during the period was 103, being an average of about 8.5 in each year.

Title:The History of Legal Education in the United States
Author:Steve Sheppard
Publisher:The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. - 2006-09


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