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“Rondeau for a Lawyer” by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Hi, Poetry lovers.  Today’s selection for our consideration is….. From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that subscribing firms have fewer than 50 attorneys for remote access.

“Legacy” by Nancy Byrd Turner & “#96” from “My Pageantry” by Emily Dickinson

It looks like Nancy Byrd Turner achieved a different kind of Legacy from Walt Whitman, and Emily Dickinson grew her own garden….. From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that …

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“My Legacy” by Walt Whitman

“I sound my barbaric “Yawp” over the rooftops…..” For anyone else who loved Dead Poets Society (and, even those who didn’t) we’re starting this week with what “Uncle Walt” thought about “My Legacy.” From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved …

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“In Praise of Books” by H.D. Shedd, Jr.

What a lovely thought to wind up National Library Week! From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that subscribing firms have fewer than 50 attorneys for remote access.

“Those Unloved Books” by Morris D. Forkosch, and “Office Windows” by Mildred B. Lee

For all of those who do love our law books….. And, for those who might have a different view… From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that subscribing firms have …

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“Spectators in the Court Room” by Leta M. Edwards

And….today, poet Leta M. Edwards poses the idea that knowledge of the Court reside in law books….. From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that subscribing firms have fewer than …

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“Spectators in the Court Room” by Leta M. Edwards

Today, poet Leta M. Edwards posits the idea that all the knowledge of the Court resides in the law books….. From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that subscribing firms …

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“A Library of Law” by Archibald MacLeish

In honor of National Library Week, let’s take a look at Archibald MacLeish’s view on law libraries…. From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that subscribing firms have fewer than …

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“The Poet” by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good morning! As we begin this week, we offer you Ralph Waldo Emerson’s thoughts on the Law, with a selection from The Poet. From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires …

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“Lawyer” by Carl Sandburg

Good afternoon, Poetry readers.  Thank you for joining us on our journey through poetry about law and lawyers, justice and jurisprudence. Today, we’re looking at what Carl Sandburg has to say about the “Lawyer.” From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved …

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