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According to Science Magazine, some legal scholars take issue with the current legal system that treats animals as property and not independent beings.
Typical reasons for studying the work and life of a legal scholar include exploring how they advanced a particular field of disciplinary discourse, (52) reclaiming or reinterpreting their jurisprudence so that it excites renewed attention or garners attention it originally deserved but has not obtained, (53) or giving general appreciation for them and their work.
Indeed, even your anonymous creation and alter ego, Gil Grantmore (one of your many personalities) was a serious legal scholar and beloved contributor to Constitutional Commentary, publishing more frequently and intelligently (as you, in your ever-so-kind-and-gentle manner so often pointed out) than a good many of your fellow law professors.
I just did not know that Ibn al-Majdi was--in addition to being a professional astronomer at al-Azhar--a legal scholar who taught fiqh, a philosopher who taught hikma, an astrologer who counseled the sultan, as well as a sufi, who after becoming head of a madrasah converted it to a khanqah.
While serving as a professor at Vanderbilt University Law School from 1972 to 2002, Professor Charney distinguished himself as a leading international legal scholar.
Laird Kirkpatrick, a professor and legal scholar whose books on evidence grace the shelves of almost every lawyer in the state, has been named the new dean of the University of Oregon School of Law.
Not even Uruguay looks to Argentina," says Argentine legal scholar Jorge Mosset Iturraspe.
Civil liberties include the right to privacy, the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures, and freedom from racial discrimination," says legal scholar Jeffrey Shaman of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.
And as legal scholar Alan Dershowitz has written, "Even Democratic front-runner Al Gore is waving the flag of faith, declaring himself a `child of the kingdom.
Legal scholar Angela Harris argues that introducing multiple voices and shifting perspectives as a theoretical approach to both law and literature can help dislodge this appearance of neutrality.
Little suggests that a critical legal scholar at one type of institution, for instance, would work with different methods and models than someone exploring the law through the lens of critical theory at another institution.
The Dottore was at times a legal scholar, ready with advice for any occasion, whose bungled and inept courtroom arguments were the basis for comic dialogues; at other times he was a physician armed with a huge syringe and a roster of preposterous cures for any ailment; he also could be a rhetorician or grammarian.