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Barry R. Vickrey, Esq.


BARRY R. VICKREY served as Dean of the University of South Dakota School of Law (Vermillion, SD) from 1993 to 2011 and then served as a full-time professor until his retirement in 2016. He taught legal ethics throughout his career in legal education.

Prior to his tenure at USD, he was on the faculty of the University of North Dakota School of Law for eleven years, including five years as Associate Dean. He was on the staff of the American Bar Association for five years, serving as assistant to the president elect president and as Director of the Division of Professional Education.

Between college and law school, he was a staff aide on the Policy Planning Staff of the Governor of Tennessee. Barry lived in Tennessee for most of his early life and is admitted to the practice of law in Tennessee and South Dakota.

He holds a B.A. in history and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. His wife, Mary Green Vickrey, is a singer-songwriter and music educator who holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt and an M.A. from USD. They have two grown sons and two grandchildren.

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Maxims, Monarchy and Sir Thomas More


Faculty:
Alicia Garcia |  Anna Marie Thatcher |  Barry R. Vickrey |  Brian T. Guthrie |  Graham Thatcher |  John M. Stuart
Duration:
2:19
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In 1535 one lawyer chose personal conscience over public loyalty and so threatened those in power that they killed him! Some have called Sir Thomas More the first "modern man." He was certainly the q...

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Clarence Darrow: Crimes, Causes, and the Courtroom


Faculty:
Alicia Garcia |  Anna Marie Thatcher |  Barry R. Vickrey |  Brian T. Guthrie |  Charles Abourezk |  Graham Thatcher |  John M. Stuart
Duration:
3:15
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A master of the courtroom stage, who possessed an uncanny understanding of human character, Clarence Darrow was arguably the greatest trial lawyer of the twentieth century. He was an adamant opponent ...

Mon, Dec 23, 2019 - 10:00a to 01:15p PST


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Clarence Darrow: Crimes, Causes, and the Courtroom


Faculty:
Alicia Garcia |  Anna Marie Thatcher |  Barry R. Vickrey |  Brian T. Guthrie |  Charles Abourezk |  Graham Thatcher |  John M. Stuart
Duration:
3 Hours
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Audio and Video
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A master of the courtroom stage, who possessed an uncanny understanding of human character, Clarence Darrow was arguably the greatest trial lawyer of the twentieth century. He was an adamant opponent ...

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On the Horns of a Dilemma: Clarence Darrow and the McNamara Case


Faculty:
Alicia Garcia |  Anna Marie Thatcher |  Barry R. Vickrey |  Brian T. Guthrie |  Charles Abourezk |  Graham Thatcher |  John M. Stuart
Duration:
1 Hour 5 Minutes
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A master of the courtroom stage who possessed an uncanny understanding of human character, Clarence Darrow was arguably the greatest trial lawyer of the twentieth century. An adamant opponent of capit...

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Lincoln on Professionalism


Faculty:
Anna Marie Thatcher |  Barry R. Vickrey |  Brian T. Guthrie |  John M. Stuart
Duration:
1 Hour 19 Minutes
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Abraham Lincoln once said, “As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man [person]. There will still be business enough.” Lincoln on Professionalism was created by the Atlant...

Thu, Dec 26, 2019 - 10:00a to 11:19a PST


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