Francis A. Allen: "Confront[ing] the Most Explosive Problems" and "Plumbing All Issues to Their Full Depth without Fear or Prejudice"

Yale Kamisar
1986 Michigan law review  
Frank Allen began his distinguished teaching career more than thirty-five years agoat a time when, at more law schools than we like to remember, "the basic criminal law course was routinely assigned to the youngest and most vulnerable member of the faculty or to that colleague suspected of mild brain damage and hence incompetent to deal with courses that really matter." ' That those of us who taught criminal law years later were warmly received by our colleagues is in no small measure a tribute
more » ... l measure a tribute to the quality of mind and character and intellectual energy of people like
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