Tag: jurisprudence

Professional Responsibility

As compared to a century ago, or fifty years ago, judges, lawyers and bar associations, with exceptions which must not be discounted, today enjoy good public relations. On the whole, … Read More

Public Policy in Judicial Decisions

A doctrine called public policy is a pervasive element in the rationale of appellate decisions. Indeed, often its assertion is the sole underpinning of a decision. For centuries, the principle of public policy … Read More

Making State Law in Federal Court

Benjamin C. Glassman, Making State Law in Federal Court, 41 Gonz. L. Rev. 237 (2006). [PDF]    [Westlaw]    [LexisNexis] Disputes litigated in federal court frequently must be decided at … Read More

Judging Judgments

Charles Horowitz, Judging Judgments, 7 Gonz. L. Rev. 1 (1971). We are passing through a period of general disillusionment in contemporary America. The successes to which we have become accustomed … Read More