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Title: Clarke, Jack G.
Authors: Clarke, Jack G.
Martin, Peter W.
Keywords: Clarke, Jack G.
Hofstra University
Choice of Cornell Law School
Decision to study law
Curtiss, W. David
Library reading room
Stevens, Robert S.
Farnham, William H.
Warren, Ernest N.
Whiteside, Horace E.
Schlesinger, Rudolf B.
Business law for business students
Ward, Peter
Raised by mother
Legal education paid for by mother
Mulvaney, Laura (taught during war years)
New York Law Revision Commission
Cornell Law Quarterly
Dayton, Douglas Ettershank
Note editor
Harvard Law School, LLM
International program
Brewster, Kingman, Jr.
Preparing case study
Memorandum comparing programs at Cornell and Harvard
Dean, Arthur H.
Sullivan & Cromwell
International anti-trust case arising out of FTC report on “oil cartel”
Working with Standard Oil people
Decision that he didn’t like moving from one client matter to another
Creole Petroleum Corp., Standard Oil Affiliate
Caracas, Venezuela
Law department, Standard Oil
Middle East negotiations
Movement back and forth between law department and management
General Counsel
Dealing with different customs and business practices
Exxon Valdez oil spill
Harrison, Otto, Exxon cleanup manager
Aspen Institute
Carnegie Corporation
New York Philarmonic
Center for International and Strategic Studies
NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Vision behind his gifts to the law school
Clarke, Dorothea S.
Clarke, David D.
“They Can’t Find Anything Wrong”
Clarke, Doug
Issue Date: 11-Sep-2009
Publisher: Cornell Law School
Abstract: From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Peter W. Martin; the videographer, Michael D'Estries. This video covers Jack G. Clarke's law school experience and subsequent career in law and business. (Duration 1:01:23) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
Description: PLEASE NOTE: These videos are restricted. To view, please contact Prof. Peter Martin at
Appears in Collections:Cornell University Law School Heritage Project

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