The rationale for what might be called the "market place of ideas" strategy for ending slavery by peaceful means is the application of the 1735 Zenger Rule, in which Philadelphia lawyer
Andrew Hamilton (not Alexander as the author maintains, in a rare error) convinced New York jurors that they, rather than the judge, should determine what was libel.
While on vacation, Philadelphia lawyer
Ellie Hathaway finds herself defending a teenaged Amish girl accused of killing her newborn baby.
It deals in complex financial derivatives and picking your way through the minutiae of their contracts is more suited to a Philadelphia lawyer
armed with a fine toothed comb.
Susan Burke, a Philadelphia lawyer
who is lead counsel in the case, said that Blackwater "claims it is not subject to Iraqi law, or to Iraqi courts.
"You don't have to be a Philadelphia lawyer
to see the quality he possesses -the enthusiasm, the desire, the youthful exuberance and the talent and ability.
Songs including Will the Circle Be Unbroken, I Saw the Light, I'll Fly Away, Because He Lives I Can face Tomorrow, Hello God, Little Country Church House, On The Road Again, Yellow Rose, Little Old Wine Drinker Me, Georgia, Hello God, He's Got The Whole World In His Hands, Fly Me to the Moon, Philadelphia Lawyer
and others have been given the Cloonfad treatment.
Andrew Hamilton, for whom the term "Philadelphia lawyer
" was coined, successfully argued a defense in Zenger's case.
James Ottavio Castagnera, a Philadelphia lawyer
and writer, is the associate provost at Rider University and president of the Pinnacle Employment Law Institute, an organization dedicated to social justice in the global workplace.
But take another look, counsels my friend Stanhope Browne, talented Philadelphia lawyer
and civic leader.
The stories of these "legends of the Philadelphia Bar" are told in the winter issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer
. Profiles of the first class of inductees into the new hall of fame can also be found on the association's Web site-- www.philabar.org--by clicking on "news releases" and scrolling down to the January 8 release.
'You don't have to be a Philadelphia lawyer
to know people in trouble sometimes try to shift blame onto others.
But Philadelphia lawyer
Ed Rendell--then mayor of that city and now Chairman of the Democratic National Committee--refused to put up the funds, despite Philadelphia's $130 million budget surplus.