|Present||J. Donald Monan, S.J. University Professor, Boston College Law School|
- Fall 2018: Professional and Moral Responsibility of Lawyers
- Spring 2019: American Legal Education, Anglo-American Legal History
Daniel R. Coquillette
J. Donald Monan, S.J.
Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Center, MA 02459
The Legal Education of a Patriot: Josiah Quincy Jr.'s Law Commonplace (1763) Arizona State Law Journal (2006)
This article is based on the exciting discovery of a never before printed Law Commonplace, written by the 18th-century lawyer and patriot, Josiah Quincy, Junior. Quincy was co-counsel with Adams in the famous Boston Massacre ...
The Twentieth Century International Journal of Legal Information (2004)
All self-respecting legal history is supposed to end by the twentieth century. As we approach our own lives, experience and training—and those events that we have actually witnessed—we allegedly lose that "objectivity" which makes the ...
Radical Lawmakers in Colonial Massachusetts: The `Countenance of Authoritie' and the Lawes and Libertyes New England Quarterly (1994)
Also appears in Studi in Memoria Di Gino Gorla, 1605-1633. Tomo II: Dialogo Tra Ordinamenti, Diritto dei Commerci E Diritto Europa Iura Naturalia E Diritti Fondamentali. Italy, 1994, and in translation as "Giuristi Radicali Nel ...
Mosses from an Old Manse: Another Look at Some Historic Property Cases About the Environment Cornell Law Review (1979)
Also appears in Land Use and Environment Law Review 12 (1981): 67-127, and in International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory: Environmental Law, edited by Michael C. Blum, 107-67. New York: New York ...
Contributions to Books (16)
Civility and Professionalism at the Massachusetts Bar: The Heritage and the Challenge Today Course Materials for "Practicing with Professionalism" (2012)
Introductory section for course materials for the class titled "Practicing with Professionalism," which has been proposed to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts as a new requirement for newly-admitted attorneys.
Toward an Ecclesiastical Professional Ethic: Lessons from the Legal Profession Church Ethics And Its Organizational Context: Learning from the Sex Abuse Scandal in the Catholic Church (2006)
As the Catholic Church struggles with the aftermath of the clergy sexual abuse crisis, some have explored the possibility of an ecclesiastical code of professional conduct. Lawyers' long and storied history with professional codes offers ...
"The Purer Fountains": Bacon and Legal Education Francis Bacon and the Refiguring of Early Modern Thought: Essays to Commemorate 'The Advancement of Learning' (1605-2005) (2005)
Today, the classical underpinnings of American legal education are under intense critical review. The dominant pedagogy, the case book and the Socratic method, were established by Christopher Columbus Langdell (1806-1906) at Harvard Law School more ...