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Fordham University School of Law: A History

Robert J. Kaczorowski

Abstract

In this engaging, erudite new book, Robert J. Kaczorowski, Director of the Condon Institute of Legal History, immerses readers in the story of Fordham Law School from the day it opened its doors in 1905 in the midst of massive changes in the United States, in the legal profession, and in legal education. Kaczorowski explores why so many immigrants and their children needed the founding of Catholic law schools in order to enter the legal profession in the first half of the twentieth century. He documents how, in the 1920s and 30s, when the legal profession's elites were actively trying to raise ... More

Keywords: Law school, legal profession, education, Catholic, mmigrants, New York City

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780823239559
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert J. Kaczorowski, author
Fordham University School of Law