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Judge Richard Jackson

A Mentor for Life: R. Brooke Jackson

by Terry Fox

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Published August 2014 If I had to select a word to describe one of my all-time favorite and most influential mentors, fearless is my word of choice. Richard Brooke Jackson, Continue Reading »

A Conscience Steeled by the Face of Evil: Charles (“Carl”) Andrew Muecke

by Michael Daly Hawkins

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Published July 2014 Born to German immigrants, Charles Andrew Muecke, known throughout his adult life as “Carl,” was educated in New York City’s public schools” and grew up with English Continue Reading »

Judge Kaplan

The Best Judge You Never Heard Of – Joseph H. H. Kaplan

by Paul W. Grimm

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Published March 2014 In 1984, a series of state-chartered savings and loan associations failed as a result of embezzlement and poor management, leaving the quasi-public non-profit organization chartered by the Continue Reading »

Justice David Boehm

Being Like Boehm: David Boehm

by Richard C. Wesley

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Published February 2014 I first met Justice David Boehm in 1976 when I was a young associate at a firm in upstate New York. At the time, I was assisting Continue Reading »

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A Leader of Judges: Robert B. Collings

by Tommy E. Miller

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Published October 2013 When Judge Collings retires in 2014, he will have served as a magistrate judge for the District of Massachusetts for 32 years. Judge Collings has written many Continue Reading »

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A Pilgrimage: Commemorating the Magna Carta

by Avern Cohn

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Published October 2013 The 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, justly regarded as the foundation of constitutional liberty in the English speaking world, will be celebrated in Continue Reading »

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From Advocate to Jurist – Robert L. Carter’s Commitment to Justice

by James C. Francis IV

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From Judicature Vol. 100 No. 3 As an NAACP lawyer, Robert L. Carter litigated countless milestone cases, including Brown v. Board of Education. He was such a passionate voice for Continue Reading »

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Solomon on the Bayou: Leonard Greenburg

by Stanwood R. Duval, Jr.

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Published July 2013 I was born and reared in Houma, Louisiana, a relatively small community south of New Orleans. After graduating from law school, I returned home to begin my Continue Reading »

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The Honorable Albion Winegar Tourgée

by Robert Hunter, Jr.

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Published May 2013 As an American history buff and avid reader, I am always pleasantly surprised when I discover an American judicial hero whose life’s story enjoys periodic popular revivals. Continue Reading »

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Setting the Standard: North Carolina Court of Appeals, Chief Judge John C. Martin

by Donna S. Stroud

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Published May 2013 One of the very best things about being a judge is getting to know the other judges. I have been fortunate to meet many other judges from Continue Reading »