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Litigation Journal | Fall 2020: Standards

Volume 47, Issue 1


Election Law

Edward B Foley

The legal infrastructure of American democracy is in a perilous position heading into the fall election.

Oct 09, 2020 24 min read

Barr Battles the Rule of Law

Steven James Harper

As the nation’s top law enforcement officer, the attorney general is responsible for representing the “People of the United States.” Early in his tenure, Barr jettisoned that role.

Oct 09, 2020 16 min read


The Narrowing of the Legal Mind

Robert E Shapiro

Narrow thinking and narrow-thinking lawyers are a grave danger to the profession, which risks losing its tie to life generally while becoming little more than another form of mere moneymaking.

Oct 09, 2020 13 min read

My First Big Case

Kenneth P Nolan

Law is not a carefree, sedate profession. There’s stress, 100-hour weeks, motions, trials, which sometimes we lose.

Oct 09, 2020 7 min read