Recollection of Robert Kennedy as a Lawyer, 57 Georgetown Law Journal 1 (1968)
Robert Kennedy had become, by the time of his death, the wisest and
most passionately dedicated political leader of his generation, at the
same time both pragmatic and idealistic, deeply educated by experience
and curiosity on the critical domestic and international crises of our
time, with an unmatched understanding and acceptance of the
weaknesses and virtues of people, whether important or unknown, and
thus of the political process.
Lawyers and law students should remember, however, that part of
what made the man was his training and experience as a lawyer. It is
altogether fitting that the Law Journal should dedicate a volume to
Robert Kennedy, for he was, among many other things, a very good
Date of Authorship for this Version
Marshall, Burke, "Recollection of Robert Kennedy as a Lawyer" (1968). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 2163.