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Scaffolding On Steroids: Meeting Your Students Where They Are Is Harder Than Ever ... And Easier Than You Think, Kari L. Aamot Johnson Jan 2018

Scaffolding On Steroids: Meeting Your Students Where They Are Is Harder Than Ever ... And Easier Than You Think, Kari L. Aamot Johnson

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Meeting The Experiential Challenge: A Fee-Generating Law Clinic (With Harold J. Krent), Gary S. Laser Aug 2015

Meeting The Experiential Challenge: A Fee-Generating Law Clinic (With Harold J. Krent), Gary S. Laser

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Meeting The Experiential Challenge: A Fee-Generating Law Clinic (With Gary S. Laser), Harold J. Krent Aug 2015

Meeting The Experiential Challenge: A Fee-Generating Law Clinic (With Gary S. Laser), Harold J. Krent

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Crisis And Trigger Warnings: Reflections On Legal Education And The Social Value Of The Law, Kim D. Chanbonpin Apr 2015

Crisis And Trigger Warnings: Reflections On Legal Education And The Social Value Of The Law, Kim D. Chanbonpin

Chicago-Kent Law Review

In the same moment that law schools are embracing neoliberal strategies in response to the economic crisis caused by declining admissions, students in the classroom have begun to agitate for advance content notices (or “trigger warnings”) to alert them to any potentially trauma-inducing course materials. For faculty who have already adopted a defensive posture in response to threats to eliminate tenure, this demand feels like an additional assault on academic freedom; one that reflects a distressing student-as-consumer mentality. From this vantage point, students are too easily cast as another group of adversaries when, in actuality, students are straw targets who ...


Habeas Data: Comparative Constitutional Interventions From Latin America Against Neoliberal States Of Insecurity And Surveillance, Marc Tizoc Gonzalez Apr 2015

Habeas Data: Comparative Constitutional Interventions From Latin America Against Neoliberal States Of Insecurity And Surveillance, Marc Tizoc Gonzalez

Chicago-Kent Law Review

To cultivate the next twenty years of LatCrit theory, praxis, and community, the afterword looks back to LatCrit’s Critical Global Classroom (2003–04) (CGC), an ABA-accredited summer study-abroad program. The CGC invited U.S. law students to study comparative constitutionalism, law and society, and truth and reconciliation movements while sojourning Chile, Argentina, and South Africa under the question: “Shall the recent history of the Global South become the imminent fate of the Global North?” While enrolled in the 2004 CGC, the author learned about the extraordinary constitutional writ of habeas data, which various Latin American countries adopted as they ...


Access To Justice And Technology Clinics: A 4% Solution (With Andrew P. Medeiros) (Symposium), Ronald W. Staudt Jul 2013

Access To Justice And Technology Clinics: A 4% Solution (With Andrew P. Medeiros) (Symposium), Ronald W. Staudt

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Introduction, Justice, Lawyering And Legal Education In The Digital Age (Symposium Editor With M. Lauritsen), Ronald W. Staudt Jul 2013

Introduction, Justice, Lawyering And Legal Education In The Digital Age (Symposium Editor With M. Lauritsen), Ronald W. Staudt

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Teaching Law And Digital Age Legal Practice With An Ai And Law Seminar, Kevin D. Ashley Jun 2013

Teaching Law And Digital Age Legal Practice With An Ai And Law Seminar, Kevin D. Ashley

Chicago-Kent Law Review

This article provides a guide and examples for using a seminar on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Law to teach lessons about legal reasoning and about legal practice in the digital age. Artificial Intelligence and Law is a subfield of AI/ computer science research that focuses on computationally modeling legal reasoning. In at least a few law schools, the AI and Law seminar has regularly taught students fundamental issues about law and legal reasoning by focusing them on the problems these issues pose for scientists attempting to computationally model legal reasoning. AI and Law researchers have designed programs to reason with ...


Access To Justice And Technology Clinics: A 4% Solution, Ronald W. Staudt, Andrew P. Medeiros Jun 2013

Access To Justice And Technology Clinics: A 4% Solution, Ronald W. Staudt, Andrew P. Medeiros

Chicago-Kent Law Review

This article argues that law schools should add Access to Justice and Technology Clinics: a new type of clinical course that teaches law students how to use and deploy technology to assist law practice. If widely adopted, these clinics will help law students learn core competencies needed in an increasingly technological profession while simultaneously building tools and content to help low income, self-represented litigants overcome serious barriers in their pursuit of justice. In our prototype course at Chicago-Kent, Justice and Technology Practicum, students use A2J Author to build A2J Guided Interviews and in the process students learn legal research, writing ...


The Teaching Of Law Practice Management And Technology In Law Schools: A New Paradigm, Richard S. Granat, Stephanie Kimbro Jun 2013

The Teaching Of Law Practice Management And Technology In Law Schools: A New Paradigm, Richard S. Granat, Stephanie Kimbro

Chicago-Kent Law Review

The teaching of law practice management in law schools is becoming more critical for our profession. Employment with a traditional law firm used to provide the training and mentorship necessary to practice law. As a result of fewer employment prospects with traditional law firms, law students are now faced with the prospect of entering into law practice without this critical training and knowledge base soon after they become members of the bar.

Additionally, the Internet and information technology is transforming the practice of law and, as a result, the management of law firms is also being transformed. Lawyers must understand ...


Developing An E-Curriculum: Reflections On The Future Of Legal Education And On The Importance Of Digital Expertise, Oliver Goodenough Jun 2013

Developing An E-Curriculum: Reflections On The Future Of Legal Education And On The Importance Of Digital Expertise, Oliver Goodenough

Chicago-Kent Law Review

Legal education is in the midst of significant change, where much of how and what we have taught is under scrutiny. As we reform our curriculums in this moment of change, we should be guided by considerations of value added, values added, economic sustainability. It is no longer enough for our programs to target bar passage, doctrinal coverage, a shared language of argument, and skills and perspectives, important as these may be. Practice in the foreseeable future requires us to add new knowledge and competencies. Law and technology is an area that is ripe for expansion, with the possibility of ...


Law Schools As Knowledge Centers In The Digital Age, Vern R. Walker, A.J. Durwin, Philip H. Hwang, Keith Langlais, Mycroft Boyd Jun 2013

Law Schools As Knowledge Centers In The Digital Age, Vern R. Walker, A.J. Durwin, Philip H. Hwang, Keith Langlais, Mycroft Boyd

Chicago-Kent Law Review

This article explores what it would mean for law schools to be “knowledge centers” in the digital age, and to have this as a central mission. It describes the activities of legal knowledge centers as: (1) focusing on solving real legal problems in society outside of the academy; (2) evaluating the problem-solving effectiveness of the legal knowledge being developed; (3) re-conceptualizing the structures used to represent legal knowledge, the processes through which legal knowledge is created, and the methods used to apply that knowledge; and (4) disseminating legal knowledge in ways that assist its implementation. The Article uses as extended ...


If Only We Knew What We Know, Conrad Johnson, Brian Donnelly Jun 2013

If Only We Knew What We Know, Conrad Johnson, Brian Donnelly

Chicago-Kent Law Review

This article contributes to the broader themes surrounding law and technology raised in this symposium by taking a look at lawyering and knowledge management. This topic is presented both as a theory and with a case study. The first part provides a brief summary of the basic lawyering paradigm used in the Lawyering in the Digital Age Clinic at Columbia Law School—that all lawyering activities can be understood within the context of gathering, managing and presenting information. The second category of the paradigm is expanded upon to review the activity of managing knowledge. Then, knowledge management is positioned as ...


Thinking Like A Lawyer, Designing Like An Architect: Preparing Students For The 21st Century Practice, Tanina Rostain, Roger Skalbeck, Kevin G. Mulcahy Jun 2013

Thinking Like A Lawyer, Designing Like An Architect: Preparing Students For The 21st Century Practice, Tanina Rostain, Roger Skalbeck, Kevin G. Mulcahy

Chicago-Kent Law Review

Various law schools—Chicago-Kent Law School, New York Law School, Vermont Law School, and Georgetown Law Center among them—are beginning to offer innovative classes in which students learn to build legal expert systems intended to enhance access to the legal system. Working in platforms that do not require technical expertise, students are able to build apps that incorporate rules-based logic, factor balancing, and mathematical operations to implement the reasoning of a regulatory regime. In this essay, we suggest that teaching students to design apps furthers pedagogic goals associated with the traditional law school curriculum and clinical teaching. In designing ...


125 Years Of Law Books, 1888-2013, Keith Ann Stiverson Feb 2013

125 Years Of Law Books, 1888-2013, Keith Ann Stiverson

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A "Progressive Contraction Of Jurisdiction": The Making Of The Modern Supreme Court, Carolyn Shapiro Feb 2013

A "Progressive Contraction Of Jurisdiction": The Making Of The Modern Supreme Court, Carolyn Shapiro

125th Anniversary Materials

The Supreme Court in 1888 was in crisis. Its overall structure and responsibilities, created a century earlier by the Judiciary Act of 1789, were no longer adequate or appropriate. The Court had no control over its own docket - at the beginning of the 1888 term, there were 1,563 cases pending - and the justices’ responsibilities, which included circuit riding, were impossible to meet. Shaped as it was by a law almost as old as the country itself, the Supreme Court in 1888 - and the federal judicial system as a whole - would be barely recognizable to many today.

This chapter - which ...


Privacy And Technology: A 125-Year Review, Lori B. Andrews Feb 2013

Privacy And Technology: A 125-Year Review, Lori B. Andrews

125th Anniversary Materials

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The Changing Composition Of The American Jury, Nancy S. Marder Feb 2013

The Changing Composition Of The American Jury, Nancy S. Marder

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John Montgomery Ward: The Lawyer Who Took On Baseball, Christopher W. Schmidt Feb 2013

John Montgomery Ward: The Lawyer Who Took On Baseball, Christopher W. Schmidt

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What's A Telegram?, Henry H. Perritt Jr. Feb 2013

What's A Telegram?, Henry H. Perritt Jr.

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Chicago-Kent: 125 Years And Counting, Ralph L. Brill Feb 2013

Chicago-Kent: 125 Years And Counting, Ralph L. Brill

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U.S. Antitrust: From Shot In The Dark To Global Leadership, David J. Gerber Feb 2013

U.S. Antitrust: From Shot In The Dark To Global Leadership, David J. Gerber

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The Rookery Building And Chicago-Kent, A. Dan Tarlock Feb 2013

The Rookery Building And Chicago-Kent, A. Dan Tarlock

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Chicago's "Great Boodle Trial", Todd Haugh Feb 2013

Chicago's "Great Boodle Trial", Todd Haugh

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Then & Now: Stories Of Law And Progress, Lori B. Andrews, Sarah K. Harding Feb 2013

Then & Now: Stories Of Law And Progress, Lori B. Andrews, Sarah K. Harding

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Criminal Procedure And The Supreme Court - Then And Now, David Rudstein Feb 2013

Criminal Procedure And The Supreme Court - Then And Now, David Rudstein

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Inventing Legal Aid: Women And Lay Lawyering, Felice Batlan Feb 2013

Inventing Legal Aid: Women And Lay Lawyering, Felice Batlan

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The Legacy Of In Re Neagle, Harold J. Krent Feb 2013

The Legacy Of In Re Neagle, Harold J. Krent

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Cyberclinics: Law Schools, Technology And Justice, Ronald W. Staudt Jan 2011

Cyberclinics: Law Schools, Technology And Justice, Ronald W. Staudt

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Should Law Professors Teach Public Choice Theory?, Guido Pincione Jun 2004

Should Law Professors Teach Public Choice Theory?, Guido Pincione

Chicago-Kent Law Review

This Article argues that various philosophically interesting objections to the use of public choice theory in legal education are misguided. Some writers hold that public choice theory, being descriptive, cannot help law students develop the interpretive skills needed by judges and lawyers. I reply that this objection rests on the false assumption that public choice theory lacks resources to accommodate rule following. Others object that public choice theory fosters cynicism and uncooperative attitudes. This rests on an unduly restrictive conception of the theory of rationality presupposed by public choice analysis. The public-choice focus on efficiency has also been disputed. In ...