Introduction: Literary Legal Literacy

Re-readings IV at 1 (2019)

7 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2019

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Ross E. Davies

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty; The Green Bag

Date Written: July 27, 2019


A literary literacy requirement for bar membership would present some of the same challenges that ethics requirements do.

Keywords: Nellie Bly, Elizabeth Cochrane, Bar Association, Legal Education, Bible, Shakespeare, Milton, Pope, Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Browning, Longfellow, Macaulay, Emerson, Locke, Lowell, Thackeray, Hawthorne, Dickens, Cooper, Warren, Eliot, Marshall, Burke, Erskine, Webster, Von Hoist, Bryce

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Davies, Ross E., Introduction: Literary Legal Literacy (July 27, 2019). Re-readings IV at 1 (2019), Available at SSRN:

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