Proceedings and Committee Reports Volume 38

Proceedings and Committee Reports Volume 38

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...I suppose to be my knowledge of human nature. I assume it from the fact the moment you vest in a small body of-men holding long terms of office the irresponsible power to do something, that body of men, I don't care whether they are clergymen, angels, or from the lower regions, those men always object to any interference with their powers, and you will not get the point of view of the lawyers except as you are able to influence the judges in private interviews. julius Henry Cohen, of New York: Will you answer a question? Isn't Mr. Leavitt aware that the.County Lawyers' Association, of which he is a distinguished member, succeeded, without very much diffi--culty, in convincing the City Court judges in New York City that they should sit from early morning until late at night, and is he not also aware of the fact that the Appellate Division of the First Department, at the request of the Bar, changed the time of its sitting? john Brooks Leavitt, of New York: I have no doubt the gentleman is correct in his statement. Henry A. Forster, of New York:, Mr. President, the law reform committee in the City Bar Association has had some experience in getting a rule from judges, and among the rules they got was a rule from the Appellate Division judges changing the form of cases on appeal from the narrative form to question and answer. Later on, with the aid of the County Lawyers' Association, they got the same change in the Court of Appeals, and they succeeded in getting the justices of the Supreme Court in the First Department to introduce a filing system in the clerk's office without any statute authorizing it. There has been some experience in that line and we have not found any of the difficulties that Mr. Leavitt...show more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 540g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236889002
  • 9781236889003