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29 May 2009, 6:20 am
Monroe Freedman, Andy Perlman, and a slew of others participated at Mercer Law School's symposium on ethical issues in the digital age, and the transcript is available on line, here. [read post]
26 May 2009, 7:22 am
Obama's Philosophy of Law and the Next Supreme Court Justice"Michael Dorf on "Empathy and Justice" My favorite legal ethicist, Monroe Freedman, "On Empathy in Judging"Douglas Berman of Sentencing Law and Policy fame: "Prosecutorial power, victims rights, sentencing judgments and judicial empathy"Last but not least, Susan Bandes at Balkinization illustrates empathy by way of the oral argument in Safford Unified School District v. [read post]
3 Mar 2009, 6:03 pm
  The easiest solution is the one that Monroe Freedman mentioned in his comment to this post: rule that judicial elections themselves are a violation of due process. [read post]
15 Feb 2009, 8:54 am
  You can also find some  commentary  in favor of  screening in David McGowan's post and arguments against it in Monroe Freedman's post. [read post]
21 Jan 2009, 3:01 pm
For an argument against screening, see Monroe Freedman's comments here. [read post]
2 Dec 2008, 12:10 am
  Thus, Professor Monroe Freedman has opined that "Civility [in the context of litigation tactics] is simply a euphemism for the old boy network, for covering up for each other. [read post]
29 Nov 2008, 7:36 pm
(I remember Professor Monroe Freedman on the first day of classes telling us that from the minute we entered the room that we were going to be feared by all the other professions in the world, that as lawyers we were the ones they most worried about. [read post]
8 Nov 2008, 11:22 pm
  Numerous commentators, including co-blogger Monroe Freedman (update: article download here), have argued that public defenders should refuse to take on new cases if their workloads prevent them from providing competent representation. [read post]
8 Oct 2008, 10:44 am
For further information, contact professor Patrick Longan at (478) 301-2639 or longan_p [at sign] law.mercer.edu The Keynote speech will be by our own Professor Monroe Freedman. [read post]
9 Sep 2008, 6:49 am
He was one of the 36 legal ethicists who signed onto Professor Monroe Freedman's opinion stating that the romantic relationship between the judge and DA in the Charles Hood case created a "structural defect" rendering the conviction and sentence "invalid per se. [read post]
12 Aug 2008, 4:47 pm
  Monroe Freedman's comments about that proposal are here. [read post]
23 Jul 2008, 5:05 pm
Last week, I posted a link to Professor Fred Zacharias's new article on lawyers who lie to the court, which mentions a well-known example by Monroe Freedman. [read post]
14 Jul 2008, 1:04 pm
  The article addresses a famous hypothetical by Monroe Freedman and is the product of a lecture that Professor Zacharias gave at Case Western University Law School last year. [read post]
17 Jun 2008, 10:38 pm
Posted by Alan Childress Updating Nancy Rapoport's post on LPB here (and more at her personal blog), and the vital efforts of Monroe Freedman at LEF here, I just received an email from one of Charles Dean Hood's attorneys (Andrea... [read post]
7 Apr 2008, 8:44 pm
This is kind of cool: a brief in the new Duke lacrosse lawsuit cites Monroe Freedman's comment to a post on this blog. [read post]
3 Apr 2008, 8:15 am
  (More on that issue from Monroe Freedman here.) [read post]
25 Mar 2008, 7:57 am
They've also been discussing the issue over at the WSJ law blog, where they quote defense attorney Benjamin Brafman's rapidly disproved boast that his client Mel Weiss "will be fully exonerated," as well as Monroe Freedman, the Hofstra legal ethicist and regular antipode of views expressed on this site, who says that generally speaking, he doesn't see problems with a lawyer making aggressive statements to the press in defense of his client. [read post]
12 Mar 2008, 3:35 pm
Posted by Alan Childress Monroe Freedman (Hofstra) has posted to SSRN his article, "Getting Honest About Client Perjury," as published in vol. 21 of Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics (2008). [read post]
9 Mar 2008, 7:47 pm
  As the comments after Monroe's post explain, there are some potential problems with the Massachusetts provision, including the level of knowledge that lawyers should have before disclosing, but the benefits of such an exception probably outweigh the costs. [read post]