Schlesinger, Rudolf B. - Clip 01
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Schlesinger, Rudolf B.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The speaker is Rudolf Schlesinger delivering an address at the Law School's centennial celebration. His talk explores the innovative vision that led to the law school's establishment, the school's distinctive contributions to American legal education, and keys to its future success. (Duration 29:30) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
Cornell Law School
Schlesinger, Rudolf B.; History of Cornell Law School; History of US legal education; Influence of continental European universities; University based professional education; German universities, combining teaching and research; White, Andrew D.; Eliot, Charles W.; Law, an academic discipline; Langdell, Christopher C.; Evolving admission standards; Undergraduate law study; Casebooks; Moot court arguments; Problem courses; Small size; Community; Globalization of law practice; Law, an independent discipline; Tension between demands of teaching and other faculty pursuits