Ingram on George Washington’s Attorneys

Scott Ingram, High Point University, is publishing George Washington’s Attorneys: The Political Selection of United States Attorneys at the Founding in volume 39 of Pace Law Review (2018). Here is the abstract. Current political and prosecutorial norms reflect the belief that the administration of justice must be insulated from partisan politics. Each day, federal prosecutors make decisions regarding people‚Äôs lives and liberty. The federal prosecutors decide whom to charge, for what and when. They can charge anyone so long as they have probable cause to believe the person committed a…

Tushnet and Seidman on A Conversation About a Half Century in Legal Education @Harvard_Law @GeorgetownLaw

Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School, and Louis Michael Seidman, Georgetown University Law Center, have published On Being Old Codgers: A Conversation about a Half Century in Legal Education. Here is the abstract. This conversation, conducted over three evenings, captures some of our thoughts about the last half century of legal education as both of us near retirement. We have edited the conversations so as to eliminate verbal stumbles and present our ideas more coherently, slightly reorganized a small part of the conversation, and added a few explanatory footnotes. However, we…