[*] Professor of Law, Florida State University. LL.B., University of Texas, 1959; LL.M., Yale University, 1964. Return to text.

[1] Carl Sandburg, The Lawyers Know Too Much, in THE COMPLETE POEMS OF CARL SANDBURG 189 (1950). Return to text.

[2] FRED RODELL, WOE UNTO YOU, LAWYERS! (2d ed. 1957). Return to text.

[3] Id. at 15-16. Return to text.

[4] FRED RODELL, NINE MEN: A POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE SUPREME COURT FROM 1790 TO 1955 (1955). Return to text.

[5] RODELL, supra note 2, at 7. Return to text.

[6] Id. at 16. Return to text.

[7] Id. at 11. Return to text.

[8] Id. at 19. Return to text.

[9] RODELL REVISITED: SELECTED WRITINGS OF FRED RODELL (Loren Ghiglione et al. eds., 1994). Return to text.

[10] RODELL, supra note 2, at 8. Return to text.

[11] Id. at 7. Return to text.

[12] A DICTIONARY OF LEGAL QUOTATIONS 103 (Simon James & Chantal Stebbings eds., 1987) (quoting Clarence Darrow). Return to text.

[13] ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE, DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA 243 (J.P. Mayer & Max Lerner eds. & George Lawrence trans., 1966) (1835). Return to text.

[14] MARY ANN GLENDON, A NATION UNDER LAWYERS: HOW THE CRISIS IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION IS TRANSFORMING AMERICAN SOCIETY (1994). Return to text.

[15] Id. at 37 (quoting Elihu Root). Return to text.

[16] Luke 11:52. Return to text.

[17] Those #*X/!!! Lawyers, TIME, Apr. 10, 1978, at 56 (quoting Plato). Return to text.

[18] Id. (quoting John Keats). Return to text.

[19] Stephanie B. Goldberg, Then and Now: 75 Years of Change, A.B.A. J., Jan. 1990, at 56, 60. Return to text.

[20] WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, THE SECOND PART OF KING HENRY THE SIXTH act 4, sc. 2. Return to text.

[21] CHARLES DICKENS, BLEAK HOUSE (Doubleday 1953) (1853). Return to text.

[22] Id. at 3. Return to text.

[23] Id. at 1. Return to text.

[24] CHARLES DICKENS, OLIVER TWIST 399 (Oxford Univ. Press 1987) (1837). Return to text.

[25] THE QUOTABLE LAWYER 169 (David S. Shrager & Elizabeth Frost eds., 1986) (quoting Charles Macklin). Return to text.

[26] AMBROSE BIERCE, THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY 187 (Stemmer House 1978) (1911). Return to text.

[27] RODELL REVISITED, supra note 9, at xxv. Loren Ghiglione's biographical introduction to Rodell Revisited is the source of much of this Essay's detail concerning Rodell's background. See id. at xv-xli. Return to text.

[28] Id. at xxv. Return to text.

[29] Id. at xxv-xxvi. Return to text.

[30] Will Rogers, The Lawyers Talking, in 6 WILL ROGERS' WEEKLY ARTICLES 243, 244 (Steven K. Gragert ed. 1982). Return to text.

[31] Fred Rodell, Goodbye to Law Reviews, 23 VA. L. REV. 38 (1936). Return to text.

[32] Id. at 38 Return to text.

[33] Fred Rodell, Goodbye to Law Reviews_Revisited, 48 VA. L. REV. 279, 288 (1962). Return to text.

[34] Id. Return to text.

[35] Id. Return to text.

[36] Id. at 40. Return to text.

[37] Rodell, supra note 33, at 288. Return to text.

[38] RODELL REVISITED, supra note 9, at xxxviii. Return to text.

[39] Fred Rodell, A List of Books for Prospective Law Students Now in Service Prepared by a Committee of the Faculty of the Harvard Law School by Zechariah Chafee, Jr. and John M. Maguire, 54 YALE L.J. 897, 897-98 (1945). Return to text.

[40] RODELL REVISITED, supra note 9, at xxxix. Return to text.

[41] Charles Alan Wright, Goodbye to Fred Rodell, 89 YALE L.J. 1455, 1456 (1980). Return to text.

[42] Neil Duxbury, In the Twilight of Legal Realism: Fred Rodell and the Limits of Legal Critique, 11 OXFORD J. LEGAL STUD. 354, 358 (1991). Return to text.

[43] Fred Rodell, Haverford Commencement Address, 71 YALE L.J. No. 8, at vii (1962). Return to text.