Above the Law

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The boy said he would prefer the jewel back, so the apprentice gave it to him, but without the stones. Lord Chief Justice Pratt ruled that even though the boy could not be said to…

Above the Law

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Out of all the laws of salesmanship, the first one to learn is to get a prospect's name. The laws of good business say you shake hands and make eye contact when you leave. Managers…

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A similar tendency to seek definitions which are distinct from those used in other areas of social policy can be found in anti-discrimination law. I call the relevant facts "law-determining practices" rather than "legal decisions"…

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We believe the lawyers of tomorrow will also be experts in business, communications, health, technology, international studies, social work, education, and emergent fields. As an essential part of the University of Pennsylvania family, we allow…

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For criticism, see Peter Birks' poignant comments attached to a previous version of the Notice to Law Schools Archived 20 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine. Civil law jurisdictions recognise custom as "the other source…