FORA.tv Speaker - Robert Cochran

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Biography

Professor Cochran is the co-author of Lawyers, Clients, and Moral Responsibility (West 1994); Cases and Materials on the Rules of the Legal Profession (West 1996); The Counselor-at-Law: A Collaborative Approach to Client Interviewing and Counseling (LEXIS Law Publishing 1999); Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought (Yale University Press 2001); and Law and Community: The Case of Torts (Rowman and Littlefield 2003). He is the founder of Pepperdine's Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics. A 1994-95 and 1997-98 Rick J. Caruso Research Fellow, Professor Cochran teaches Torts, Legal Ethics, Religion and Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Family Law. "I teach because I think that truth is important. My hope is that, in interaction with my students, we will discover the truth," he says. After graduating from law school, Professor Cochran clerked for the Honorable John A. Field, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He went on to practice with the firm of Boyle and Bain of Charlottesville, Virginia, and has been a visiting professor at T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, and Wake Forest University School of Law.

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Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought

02.16.07 | 00:56:11 min | 0 comments