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Author Kaczorowski, Robert J.

Title Fordham University School of Law : a history / Robert J. Kaczorowski
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 477 pages) : illustrations
Contents The founding of the Fordham University School of Law -- World War I and its aftermath -- The quest for excellence in an era of bigotry -- The great depression and educational reform -- World War II and its aftermath -- Modernizing Fordham Law School -- Struggle for autonomy -- Resurgence of Fordham Law School
Summary Tracing Fordham Law School's history in the context of developments in legal education over the course of the 20th century, this book pinpoints those factors that produce greatness in a law school and those that contribute to its decline. Kaczorowski traces how the Law School, with the unprecedented financial support and active involvement of its alumni, is resuming its prior position as one of America's leading law schools
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-464) and index
Subject Fordham University. School of Law -- History.
Law schools -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Law -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0823249379 (electronic bk.)
9780823249374 (electronic bk.)