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Twenty-Third Edward H. Young Lecture in Legal Education: Legal Education and Professionalism in Parallel Universes

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dc.contributor.author Newton, W. Frank
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-21T14:18:22Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-21T14:18:22Z
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier.citation 160 Mil. L. Rev. 223 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/635
dc.description.abstract Professionalism is composed of two essential elements: valid theoretical principles and effective application of those principles in the practice of law. This Article focuses on professional principles in practice. The discussion will be primed by review of several experiences of the author during his brief tenure in the Navy JAG. These experiences, which are loosely historical, are designed to take advantage of what philosophers George Lakoff and Mark Johnson call "Philosophy in the Flesh." They persuasively argue that metaphors-word pictures-are powerful philosophical teaching and learning tools. As Aristotle proclaimed, "[T]he greatest thing by far is to be a master ofmetaphor[s]." If the metaphor is the medium, then the goal is to open a constructive dialogue between the parallel universes of military and civilian legal education and practice. We should expect to both reaffirm and enrich our respective professionalism. Certainly, that is the experience of the civilian bar in drawing on the strength of the military bar. This review will highlight several significant advances that should provide us both a platform and an impetus for further development. en_US
dc.publisher Military Law Review
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dc.subject Professionalism en_US
dc.subject Legal ethics en_US
dc.title Twenty-Third Edward H. Young Lecture in Legal Education: Legal Education and Professionalism in Parallel Universes en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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