Image of Ben Franklin on Ethics
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On Demand
Faculty:
Anna Marie Thatcher |  Brian T. Guthrie |  Christopher Lowell
Duration:
1 Hour 8 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
Even in Ben Franklin's time, the public held cynical views about lawyers.  Have things changed?  What can we learn from historical perspectives on lawyers?  How can one be a better practitioner and help negate some of the lingering negative attitudes toward today’s lawyers?     In this engaging and informative program, Ben Franklin (who worked with more la

Image of Clarence Darrow: Crimes, Causes, and the Courtroom
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Faculty:
Alicia Garcia |  Anna Marie Thatcher |  Barry R. Vickrey |  Brian T. Guthrie |  Charles Abourezk |  Graham Thatcher |  John M. Stuart
Duration:
3 Hours
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
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 of capital punishment and a passionate proponent of civil and human rights. Often called the "Attorney for the Damned," he fought for the underdog and took on criminal cases thought to be ho

Image of Lincoln on Professionalism
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On Demand
Faculty:
Anna Marie Thatcher |  Barry R. Vickrey |  Brian T. Guthrie |  John M. Stuart
Duration:
1 Hour 19 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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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 Atlanta Bar Association in partnership with the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism in Georgia in celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. The CLE program presents the writings of Abraham Lincoln to create an engaging documentary-style program on professionalism.

Image of On the Horns of a Dilemma: Clarence Darrow and the McNamara Case
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On Demand
Faculty:
Alicia Garcia |  Anna Marie Thatcher |  Barry R. Vickrey |  Brian T. Guthrie |  Charles Abourezk |  Graham Thatcher |  John M. Stuart
Duration:
1 Hour 5 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
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 capital punishment and a passionate proponent of civil and human rights, he was often called the "Attorney for the Damned" because he fought for the underdog and took on criminal cases thought to be hopeless. Yet, while commanding respect as a trial lawyer, Darrow was often embroiled in bitter controversy for his unpopular stands on many issues and criticized for his purported unethical professional behavior.

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