Linowitz, Sol M. - Clip 01
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Linowitz, Sol M.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The speaker is Sol Linowitz delivering the keynote address at the Law School's centennial celebration. The talk explores dehumanizing changes in the practice of law, the need for greater public understanding of law, and steps law schools might take to respond. (Duration 16:36) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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Linowitz, Sol M.; LLB 1938; Stevens, Robert S.; Farnham, William H.; Thompson, George J.; Wilson, Lyman P.; Whitehouse, Horace E.; Robinson, Gustavus H.; MacDonald, John W.; Changes in the legal profession; Law has become a business; Growth in size of law firms; Dehumanization of the profession; Practice of law for individuals; Learned profession; Need for historical understanding of law; Need for law as part of core curriculum in public education; Need for a law and justice course in college curriculum; Law schools and liberal arts education