Tyrell Williams Memorial Lecture

Impasses in Justice

Arthur T. Vanderbilt
It is not oversimplifying our problem too much to say that at the bottom of all our difficulties in court reform lie: (1) the equalitarian and antiprofessional movement of the Jacksonian Era in the second quarter of the nineteenth century, and (2) (this I fear will shock many) the failure of our law schools generally to recognize as their most important responsibility to society the improvement of the administration of…

Liability to Master for Negligent Harm to Servant

Warren A. Seavey
It is quite clear today that the relation of master and servant, no longer represents the close bond which it once did. It is equally clear that a servant no longer regards himself as his master’s man, but as an independent person who can bargain effectually. There is no longer anything which even remotely resembles what was formerly thought of as the status of a servant. Although there is still…

Rule of Law

Paul A. Freund
This is the text of an address delivered by Professor Freund at Washington University’s Ninety-Fifth Commencement, June 6, 1956.

Work-Injuries and the Constitution: Carroll v. Lanza

Charles E. Clark