Transcript - Conference on the Ethics of Legal Scholarship

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Nicky Boothe-Perry

Florida A & M University College of Law

Stanley Fish

Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law

Leslie P. Francis

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Neil W. Hamilton

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

Carissa Byrne Hessick

University of North Carolina School of Law

Paul Horwitz

University of Alabama School of Law

Joseph D. Kearney

Marquette University - Law School

Chad M. Oldfather

Marquette University - Law School

Ryan Scoville

Marquette University - Law School

Eli Wald

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Robin L. West

Georgetown University Law Center

Abstract

This is a transcript of the proceedings of the Conference on the Ethics of Legal Scholarship held at Marquette University Law School on September 15-16, 2017. Topics addressed include (1) what counts as legal scholarship and what is the obligation of neutrality?, (2) the obligations of sincerity, candor, and exhaustiveness, and (3) the mechanisms of legal scholarship, especially law reviews and the issues they create. The conference's working aim was to generate and propose a set of ethical guidelines for legal scholarship.

Keywords: ethics, legal scholarship, candor, neutrality, law schools, law professors, legal academy, law reviews

JEL Classification: K1, K10, K4, K40

Suggested Citation

Boothe-Perry, Nicky and Fish, Stanley and Francis, Leslie P. and Hamilton, Neil W. and Hessick, Carissa Byrne and Horwitz, Paul and Kearney, Joseph D. and Oldfather, Chad M. and Scoville, Ryan M. and Wald, Eli and West, Robin L., Transcript - Conference on the Ethics of Legal Scholarship. Marquette Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 4, 2018; Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 18-20; U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-23; University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 273. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3217300

Nicky Boothe-Perry

Florida A & M University College of Law ( email )

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Stanley Fish

Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law ( email )

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Leslie P. Francis

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )

383 S. University Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730
United States

Neil W. Hamilton

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota) ( email )

MSL 400, 1000 La Salle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN Minnesota 55403-2005
United States

Carissa Byrne Hessick

University of North Carolina School of Law ( email )

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road
CB #3380
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380
United States

Paul Horwitz

University of Alabama School of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 870382
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Joseph D. Kearney

Marquette University - Law School ( email )

Eckstein Hall
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States
414.288.1955 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://law.marquette.edu

Chad M. Oldfather (Contact Author)

Marquette University - Law School ( email )

Eckstein Hall
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States
414.288.8031 (Phone)

Ryan M. Scoville

Marquette University - Law School ( email )

Eckstein Hall
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States
720-993-0197 (Phone)

Eli Wald

University of Denver Sturm College of Law ( email )

2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
United States

HOME PAGE: http://law.du.edu/index.php/profile/eli-wald

Robin L. West

Georgetown University Law Center ( email )

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

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