The Law Student, Band 1

American Law Book Company, 1923
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Seite 16 - Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap ; let it be taught in the schools, in seminaries and in colleges; let it be written in primers, in spelling books and in almanacs ; let it be preached from
Seite 1 - It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disprove, how can we afterward defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair; the event is in the hands of God.
Seite 15 - when the legislative and executive powers are united in , the same person, or in the | same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty. . . . There is no liberty if the judiciary power be not
Seite 16 - preached from pulpits, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation; and let the old and the young, the rich and the poor, the grave and the gay of all sexes and
Seite 18 - Here was buried Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, of the statute of Virginia for religious freedom, and father of the University of Virginia.
Seite 12 - It is the duty of the Bar to endeavor to prevent political considerations from out-weighing judicial fitness in the selection of Judges. It should protest earnestly and actively against the appointment or election of those who are unsuitable for the Bench; and it should strive to have elevated thereto only those
Seite 12 - When a lawyer is witness for his client, except as to merely formal matters, such as the attestation or custody of an instrument and the like, he should leave the trial of the case to other counsel. Except when essential to the ends of justice, a lawyer should avoid testifying in Court in behalf of his client. Newspaper
Seite 8 - Negotiations With Opposite Party A lawyer should not in any way communicate upon the subject of controversy with a party represented by counsel; much less should he undertake to negotiate or compromise the matter with him, but should deal only with his counsel. It is incumbent upon the lawyer most particularly to avoid everything that may tend to mislead a
Seite 14 - I do think," says Justice Holmes, "that the Union would be imperiled if we could not make that declaration as to the laws of the several states. For one in my place sees how often a local policy prevails with those who are not trained to national views, and how often action is taken that embodies what the commerce clause was meant to end.
Seite 12 - Candor and Fairness The conduct of the lawyer before the Court and with other lawyers should be characterized by candor and fairness. It is not candid or fair for the lawyer knowingly to misquote the contents of a paper, the testimony of a witness, the language or the argument of opposing counsel, or the language of a decision or

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