Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Baldest Judge on the Bench: Robert Earl of the New York Court of Appeals

Robert Earl
This paper, prepared by a student in the Court of Appeals Intensive Seminar, spring 2017, explores the background, life, and considerable impact of Judge Robert Earl who served on New York's highest court for more than 20 years in the latter half of the 19th century.

Part I explores his upbringing, education, and public service prior to his time on the court. Part II highlights his time on the court, retirement, notable decisions, and prolific writings. Part III discusses his death and impact on the court and the State of New York in general.
To read the paper, open HERE.