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Andrew D. White, Cornell's first president, established a law school to produce "not swarms of hastily prepared pettifoggers, but a fair number of well-trained, large-minded, morally-based lawyers in the best sense." Cornell Law graduates are found in major law firms and corporate law departments; and as public defenders or winning discrimination cases. Undergraduates can take courses in labor, business, and international law, and study the impact of a legal system on societies and individuals.
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|2||VideoConfirmation Bias in Criminal Investigations||Dr. Phoebe Ellsworth, professor of law and psychology at the University of Michigan, discusses confirmation bias as a source of false convictions in this colloquium sponsored by the Department of Human Development and others.||11/16/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
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|4||VideoSaba Mahmood: Secularism, Sexual Difference and Religious Liberty||Lecture by Saba Mahmood, professor of anthropology at University of California-Berkeley. The event was sponsored by the School of Criticism and Theory.||7/28/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
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|6||VideoThe Spirit of Roman Law||A.D. White Professor-at-Large and noted Roman Law scholar Okko Behrends||12/8/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
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|9||VideoJustice Leah Ward Sears '76||Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice and Human Ecology grad advocates for family programs||5/29/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoIraqi High Tribunal: The End of Immunity||Visiting Iraqi judge who indicted Hussein says trials sent message that 'no one is above the law'||4/10/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoMichel Balinski, Part 3 of 3: How to eliminate gerrymandering||A new approach to representation and its application to U.S. Congress||11/2/2007||Free||View In iTunes|
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I used Subscribe for the Cornell law classes and only some came through. Also how to you get them out of the silly wood bookcase (I want to get rid of them .