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Nebraska, and Prof. Beeler, who had a leave of absence for a year to take his Master's degree in the Yale University Law School, bas returned.
in order to meet the needs of the large class of law students who are in the government service at Washington, the authorities of the George Washington University Law Department have found it necessary to hold afternoon sections of all the classes given in the course, in addition to the forenooni sessinns.
To meet the additional work thus imposed upon the teaching staff of the Law impartment, the Board of Trustees have appointed three additional members of the Facnity: Prof. J. C. Monnet, M. A., Iowa Unirersity, LL. B., Harvard, who will give his entire time to work of the Law Department; Justice Wendell P. Stafford, of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia; and Justee J. A. Van Orsdel, Associate Justice of line Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia.
"It's this way,” explained the client. "The fence runs between Brown's place and mine. He claims that I encroach on bis land, and I insist that he is trespassing on mine. Now, what would you do if you were in my place?"
"If I were in your place," replied the lawyer, “I'd go over and give Brown a cigar, take a drink with blm, and settle the controversy in ten minutes. But, as things stand, I advise you to sue him by all means. Let no arrogant, domineering, insolent pirate like Brown trample on your sacred rights. Assert your manhood and courage. I need the money."
Professor Thomas A. Street, formerly a
Dean William Hoynes of the Law Departmember of the Law Faculty of Vanderbilt
ment of the University of Notre Dame bas I'niversity, has lately become connected with the Law Department of the University of
been granted leave of absence for a year. A
severe gunshot wound received during the Visssouri. The chair now occupied by him in this institution is that of Professor of
war developed unusually alarming symptoms Equity. During the six years preceding his
some months ago, and admonished him to
take a vacation and spend as much time as recent appointment Mr. Street has been ex
practicable in the open air. The University clusirely occupied with legal authorship. His
authorities readily recognized the advisabili. chiet work, hitherto, is Foundations of Legal
ty of his doing so, and in acknowledgment of Liability.
bis deroted services for more than 25 years
granted him leave of absence until next SepFerr law schools in the country can boast
tember. He intends to spend the winter in of a faculty that is better balanced than the
Egypt and Palestine and the summer in Eurine that has been organized by President
rope. Jordan at Stanford University. This facultr is composed entirely of young men, who
The College of Law of Stetson Unirersity, hare been selected from the teaching forces
at De Land, Florida, began its ninth year's of different law schools by reason of their
work on September 30, 1908, and it promises scbolarly legal attainments and ability to
to be the most successful year in its history. teach law. Although young in years, they
The registration already shows an increase all hare had considerable experience in law
of 20 per cent. over the entire registration of school work, and are known by those posted
last year. Its faculty now consists of three on matters pertaining to legal education for
men, who devote their entire time to the their efficient and wide-awake methods in
school. Dean Albert J. Farrah, who has been the class room. The faculty consists of Fred- . with the school since it was opened in 1900, eric C. Woodward (Esecutive Head), Charles
is assisted by Assistant Professor l’arry R. II. Huberich, Arthur M. Cathcart, Wesley N.
Truesler, an alumnus of the University of Hohfeld, Joseph W. Bingham, and Chas.de
Michigan Law School, and Assistant ProfesHuston.
sor Henry N. Camp, Jr., a graduate of the
Law Department of the University of TenuesThe summer term of the University of Indiana School of Law 'shows the largest Attendance that the school has erer bad. The Wm. Underhill Moore, of the University faculty of the summer school was of the same of Kansas, has been appointed Assistant Pro number as in the regular year's work, but fessor at Law in the University of Wisconthe regular teaching force was not all in sin. Mr. Moore entered Columbia College as attendance; both Prof. Keedy and Prof. Ho. a Freshman in the fall of 1896. He graduatgate being absent. The Law School is now ed from that school with the degree of A. located in its new building, and ean Hogate B. in 1900 and A. M. in 1901. He received reports the enrollment for the fall term much the degree of LL. B. in the Columbia Unilarger than that of last year. The faculty versity Law School in 1902. For several remains the same as hitherto, excepting that years Mr. Moore practiced law in New York Prof. Chester G. Vernier has gone to All a City. In 1906 he gare a course in Mining cbair in the law faculty of the University of Law lo the Columbia University Law School,
and in September, 1006, began work as an Associate Professor on the law faculty of the University of Kansas. While in the University of Kansas he taught Agency, Bills and Notes, Ballments and Carriers, Damages, Partnership, and Insurance. In the University of Wisconsin the subjects scheduled for Mr. Moore to tench are Suretyship, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Bills and Notes, and Connict of LAWH.
since its existence. The whole number of new men is 38. Of this number 12 are cola lege graduates, or men with a college educa. tion of three years or more, wbich is also the largest percentage of college men in the history of the law school. As far as states go, 19 of the new men are from Maine, 10 from Massachusetts, 2 from New llampshire, and 1 from abroad. This shows that the in fluence of the school is not confined to Maine, but extends throughout New England. It has a vigorous life, and looks forward to a great future.
A lawyer was talking about the late Samucl C. T. Dodd, the Standard oil lawyer, whose salary from the great corporation was $200,000 a year.
“Mr. Dodd," said the lawyer, "had an excellent legal talent. He it was, you know, who organized the Standard Oil trust. What further endeared him to Mr. Rockefeller were his strict views on the observation of the Sabbath. They tell a story about Dodd when he was a struggling practitioner in Franklin. There was a Franklin minister who went gunning a good deal, and altogether was rather a sporting character. At a little church supper one night the minister was boasting about his knowledge of horses and hunting, bis marksmanship, and so on, when Dodd interrupted bim.
“'You're a good sportsman, are you?' he said.
“ 'Well,' said the minister, not suspecting any trap, 'I am not a bad sportsman, if I do say it myself.'
“'Yet,' said Dodd, 'if I were a bird, I could hide where there'd be no danger of your potting me.'
“ 'Where would you bide?' asked the minister.
“I'd bide, Dodd answered, 'in your study.'"
During the Summer Quarter a number of teachers from other schools took part in the Instruction at the University of Chicago Las School. These included Professor llenry Schofield, Northwestern University: Prom fessor Henry Moore Bates, University of Michigan; Professor Harry Sanger Richards, Dean of the College of Law, University of Wisconsin; Professor Roscoe Pound, North western University; Professor Frederic Camp bell Woodward, Acting Head of the Depart. ment of Law, Leland Stanford, Jr., Uniros. sity; Associate Professor Wesley Newcomb Hobfeld, Leland Stanford, Jr., University: and Assistant Professor Edwin Roulette kan dy, Indiana University.
Mr. Frank Hall Randall will assist Prof. Hayes in his work in the Law School of the State University of Iowa during the current year. Mr. Randall will give instruction in Torts the first semester and Real Property during the second. Mr. Randall was born at Irwin, Iowa, in 1877. He graduated froin the State University of Iowa in 1902 with the degree of A. B., and from the College of Law of the same University in 1908 with the degree of LL. B., leaving a very bigh reputation for scholarship and capacity. Ile taught History and Latin for some five years in the High School of Iowa City, and taught History in the State University of Iowa for one semester. During the year 1907-08 he acted as coach to the Debating Teams of the University.
The New Jersey Law School opened its doors in Newark, N. J., on the 5th day of October. This is the first law school to be established in the state of New Jersey. The New Jersey Law School was organized during the past summer in Newark for the purpose of giving a full and thorough course of instruction on the principles of jurisprudence and the practice of law, with special reference to the requirements in New Jersey. The lecture rooms of the school are located in the Prudential Building in Newark, thus furnishing a central location, easily accessible from all points. Percival G. Barnard is the Dean of the new school, and Charles M. Mason and Richard R. Currier are associated with him as members of the faculty, and will do a considerable part of the work in the class room.
It is Secretary Bonaparte who tells this story. It is a favorite of his, so bis friends say, but its most recent narration was to a Washington acquaintance, who thus repeats it.
“I was stopping last spring at the house of a friend in New York. He is a well-known lawyer and renowned for his knowledge of the law, but he is also a man of great physi. cal strength. One afternoon we returned home early and the lawyer began telling his wife while their little son listened, cuddling against her knee-about a disturbance whicb we bad just witnessed on lower Broadway.
The University of Maine School of Law bas had this year the largest entering class