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Vigorous Counsel or Suborning Perjury
One of the most troubling "grey areas" in the practice of law is the question of where a lawyer’s advice crosses the line from helping the client make a good case into providing a recipe for perjury. How is this issue dealt with in the American and in Jud...
A Jewish Perspective on American Ethics Codes
A legal scholar makes the argument that current American ethical codes actually contribute to a lack of ethics in the legal profession. He then offers the Jewish system of Talmudic ethics as a model for improvement.
American Judicial Opinions and Talmudic Citations
A survey of judicial citations to Jewish and Talmudic law in several complex and controversial areas of American law. A careful analysis of these judicial opinions explores the accuracy and relevance of these citations, and their application to the legal ...
The Legal Origins of Freedom of Expression
Is the right to free speech an invention of the Anglo-American legal system or does it have a parallel in Talmudic law? Lawyers ask an expert for clarity on the subject.
Comparing the U.S., Canadian and Talmudic Systems
This course will study bankruptcy laws including voluntary and involuntary insolvency, permissible and impermissible transfer of property from insolvent estates, and the debates on public policy theory. Senator Goldstein presents the Candian system and Ra...
Burden of Proof in Property Law
When two parties claim rights to the same properties, what is the burden of proof required? Rabbi Shanowitz presents the Talmudic law followed by Justice Fraiberg who presents the secular approach.
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