Law schools today give the impression they are thriving. Many have magnificent
facilities with state-of-the-art technology. Their resources are the
envy of every department in the university. Law professors are among the
best paid in the academy, with sparkling credentials, and are sought after
not just as leading academic and legal figures but also as public intellectuals,
as consultants, and for important state and federal government positions.
The first decade of the twenty-first century has been a golden age of
plenty for law schools....
The development of administrative law is a prominent feature of the Australian
legal landscape. The importance of this subject is highlighted by the fact that it is
stipulated as a ‘core’ subject in the syllabi of many, if not most, law schools. One
needs only to peruse the cases reported in the main law reports to appreciate its
significance as a large area of legal practice.
In this volume of essays, the contributors examine a number of fundamental
topics of practical and doctrinal importance.
Only recently have Indigenous Peoples in North America begun to revitalize traditions
openly and without fear of persecution. We must remember that it is only since the 1970s
that legal bans on healing/religious ceremonies such as the Sundance have been lifted.
This Indigenous literature is often found outside of academia and within Native
organizations and their resource libraries, research reports (founded either by government
or community bodies) and Web sites such as American Indian Physicians Association, the
World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization.