This blog entry marks the first of several entries featuring documents, photos and other items from the very beginnings of the law school. As you peruse the items, you will feel the driving energy and determination that gave birth to the first law school in New Hampshire, then known as Franklin Pierce Law Center. It was during a dramatic time in history politically and culturally, and that dynamism carried over in the creation of the law center, as new students became participants in a new type of law school which would turn out practice-ready lawyers and advocates wh
“The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say.”
It can be easy to overlook the huge impact our school, UNH Law (formerly known as Franklin Pierce Law Center), has had, and still has, on the state of New Hampshire and on Concord. The influence is not only economic; it has been vital for many years to the practice of law in New Hampshire, the placement of grads in a dynamic workforce, the advancement of the Public Interest and support for the needy, and the social, cultural, and political fabric of our great state.
In this installment of the UNH School of Law Archives blog, we take a look back at one of the great yearly traditions in the annals of our history - the annual Buck Bowl! Held shortly after the Fall mid-terms, the Buck Bowl was a chance for students to let loose and have some fun. Surrounded by food and festivity, the Buck Bowl (named after our illustrious Professor Dane Buck) was a cherished intramural touch football tournament. Below are some great photos from various years when the event was at its height.
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The following text is a digitally reprinted edition of Will Grimes Library Haiku, a collection of poems he wrote and compiled in 2007 that has become a classic in UNH Law's history (as well as Franklin Pierce Law Center). Enjoy!