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The Root-Tilden Scholarships: A Unique Experiment in Legal Education
Eugene C. Gerhart
American Bar Association Journal
Vol. 37, No. 3 (March 1951), pp. 181-183
Published by: American Bar Association
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25717573
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"A law school does not undertake to teach success.... So I say the business of a law school is not sufficiently described when you merely say that it is to teach law, or to make lawyers. It is to teach law in the grand manner, and to make great lawyers." It was perhaps these words written by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes that led an anonymous donor to establish twenty scholarships at New York University Law Center. Mr. Gerhart describes the plan and purpose of the scholarships in this article.
American Bar Association Journal © 1951 American Bar Association