Justice Stewart G. Pollock: Catcher in the Rye

Susan R. Martyn

University of Toledo - College of Law


30 Seton Hall L. Rev. 435

Justice Stewart Pollack's two decade service on the New Jersey Supreme Court reflects his characterization of lawyers and judges as catchers in the rye, those who catch ordinary people before they fall off of the metaphorical cliffs of life. The clarity of his reasoning and moral intuition has influenced judges, students and academics across the country.

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Keywords: Catcher in the Rye, Precedent, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Discharge, Confidentiality, Informed Consent

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Date posted: July 10, 2008 ; Last revised: May 11, 2012

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Martyn, Susan R., Justice Stewart G. Pollock: Catcher in the Rye (2000). 30 Seton Hall L. Rev. 435. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1158026

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