Theresa Voge, Misquoted by the Delphic Times
Are you an Employer?    Attract the Best Candidates with Smart Job Postings! Search Legal Resumes
Legal Jobs Board for Attorneys, Law Students & Legal Staff | Serving USA & Other Countries | LawCrossing

Need Help? Call (800) 973-1177 

Job Seeker Login   Employer Login 

Job Seekers?  Try it Now  

ATTORNEY JOBS
LAW STUDENT JOBS
LEGAL STAFF JOBS
Download LawCrossing Online Apps: Click here  
1,000,000 + Attorneys and Legal Staff - Legal employers hire more people on LawCrossing than any other site.
See Law Jobs We Have Recently Researched and Located for You
What Where
Show Recruiter Jobs  

Show Refreshed Jobs  



Search in Job Title Only
Job Type:
Employer Type:

+ Browse Legal Jobs     + Advanced Search     + Search Tips     + Upload Legal Resume
Legal Jobs >> Legal Articles >> Law Student Profile >> Theresa Voge, Misquoted by the Delphic Times
  • Law Student Profile

Theresa Voge, Misquoted by the Delphic Times


by      
Printable Version PDF Version Email to a Friend
Subscribe to LawCrossing  
 Share on Facebook
 Twitter

Like LawCrossing on Facebook


The article is entitled ''Supreme Court Justice Alito delivers Opperman Lecture''.

In the blog posted at the Times Delphic website, Ms. Voge explains she was approached by who she assumed was the staff writer for the piece, a Ms. Robinson. She asked Ms. Voge to give her opinions and thoughts as a law student.

She goes on to explain that she was more than happy to do so and thought that Ms. Robinson asked some incredibly insightful questions.

Unfortunately, Ms. Voge found, upon reading the article, that she'd been misquoted. The article stated that Ms. Voge had said: ''We, as law students, learn and study how history, precedent and case law are important in decision making, and it carries over to the Supreme Court.''

Voge describes this statement as ‘woefully inaccurate in terms of its substance'.

This quote, per Voge, was her answer to the question, what had she learned from Justice Alito's lecture?

To clarify what she'd actually said, Ms. Voge states that law school ''teaches us the importance of history, precedent and case law.'' Additionally she learned ''the Supreme Court relies on these things not only in their decision making but also in their procedural decisions, particularly regarding the importance and role of oral argument in the current Supreme Court.''

Per Ms. Voge, she states this was the context of her answer and the source of her quotation. She also states the quote in the article was ripped out of that context and, as it is, is severely lacking in its true substance.

She continues, stating that ''by being taken out of the necessary context, the quote itself is inaccurate in its information because ''history, precedent and case law'' do not ''carry over to the Supreme Court''-the practice of using case law as precedent was established by the Supreme Court and ''carries over'' to the practice of law.''

Voge suggests the Delphic Times writers strive for accuracy, and that they keep the quote given in the true context in which it was given. She thanks her readers for their time.


Facebook comments:

"We want to hear your thoughts. Please comment on this article (below)!"

Comments


Comment not found for this article.

Comment Comment


Featured Testimonials

LawCrossing proved very helpful to me. Even many of my friends, who used the site, got jobs. I loved to use it.
Nancy

Facts

LawCrossing Fact #144: Our job alerts come right to your inbox so you barely have to lift a finger!


total jobs
68,872
Upload Your Resume
New Legal Jobs in Last 7 Days
17,054
Facebook Twitter
job search tip
Good resumes are gold. Once you have a good resume, update it yearly. Keep it fresh.
2014 Most Influential Legal Recruiter Rankings
Get the ranking

Your privacy is guaranteed. We will never give out, lease, or sell your personal information.


Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.