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From The Courtroom To The Classroom: How A Litigator Became A Transactional Drafting Professor, Amy Bauer Jan 2019

From The Courtroom To The Classroom: How A Litigator Became A Transactional Drafting Professor, Amy Bauer

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Adventures In Higher Education, Happiness, And Mindfulness, Peter H. Huang Jan 2018

Adventures In Higher Education, Happiness, And Mindfulness, Peter H. Huang

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This Article recounts my unique adventures in higher education, including being a Princeton University freshman mathematics major at age 14, Harvard University applied mathematics graduate student at age 17, economics and finance faculty at multiple schools, first-year law student at the University of Chicago, second- and third-year law student at Stanford University, and law faculty at multiple schools. This Article also candidly discusses my experiences as student and professor and openly shares how I achieved sustainable happiness by practicing mindfulness to reduce fears, rumination, and worry in facing adversity, disappointment, and setbacks. This Article analyzes why law schools should teach ...


Can Practicing Mindfulness Improve Lawyer Decision-Making, Ethics, And Leadership?, Peter H. Huang Jan 2017

Can Practicing Mindfulness Improve Lawyer Decision-Making, Ethics, And Leadership?, Peter H. Huang

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Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of mindfulness-based stress reduction, defines mindfulness as paying attention in a curious, deliberate, kind, and non-judgmental way to life as it unfolds each moment. Psychologist Ellen Langer defines mindfulness as a flexible state of mind actively engaging in the present, noticing new things, and being sensitive to context. Langer differentiates mindfulness from mindlessness, which she defines as acting based upon past behavior instead of the present and being stuck in a fixed, solitary perspective, oblivious to alternative multiple viewpoints. Something called mindfulness is currently very fashionable and has been so for some time now in American ...


Sexual Minorities In Legal Academia: A Retrospection On Community, Action, Remembrance, And Liberation, Francisco Valdes Jan 2017

Sexual Minorities In Legal Academia: A Retrospection On Community, Action, Remembrance, And Liberation, Francisco Valdes

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Professionalism And The New Normal, Philip J. Weiser Jan 2013

Professionalism And The New Normal, Philip J. Weiser

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The Crisis Of The American Law School, Paul Campos Jan 2012

The Crisis Of The American Law School, Paul Campos

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The economist Herbert Stein once remarked that if something cannot go on forever, it will stop. Over the past four decades, the cost of legal education in America has seemed to belie this aphorism: it has gone up relentlessly. Private law school tuition increased by a factor of four in real, inflation-adjusted terms between 1971 and 2011, while resident tuition at public law schools has nearly quadrupled in real terms over just the past two decades. Meanwhile, for more than thirty years, the percentage of the American economy devoted to legal services has been shrinking. In 1978 the legal sector ...


Against Practice, Anthony V. Alfieri Jan 2009

Against Practice, Anthony V. Alfieri

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The Paradox Of Hierarchy - Or Why We Always Choose The Tools Of The Master's House, Zanita E. Fenton Jan 2007

The Paradox Of Hierarchy - Or Why We Always Choose The Tools Of The Master's House, Zanita E. Fenton

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The Lawyerland Essays: Introduction, Pierre Schlag Jan 2001

The Lawyerland Essays: Introduction, Pierre Schlag

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Do They Practice What We Teach?: A Survey Of Practitioners And Estate Planning Professors, Wayne M. Gazur Jan 1999

Do They Practice What We Teach?: A Survey Of Practitioners And Estate Planning Professors, Wayne M. Gazur

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This article presents the results of a 1998 mail survey sent to members of the American Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section and to law professors teaching estate planning. The principal goal of the survey was to compare the opinions of practitioners and law professors concerning the importance of 31 estate planning issues and techniques. The survey also included an open-ended solicitation of issues deemed significant by the participant.

The survey found consistency between practitioner and professor responses with respect to techniques such as Crummey planning. Legal education appears to be effective in dealing with core principles. More ...


Ethical Commitments, Anthony V. Alfieri Jan 1996

Ethical Commitments, Anthony V. Alfieri

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A Holistic Approach To Criminal Justice Scholarship, William T. Pizzi Jan 1995

A Holistic Approach To Criminal Justice Scholarship, William T. Pizzi

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Thinking Like A Lawyer, Emily Calhoun Jan 1994

Thinking Like A Lawyer, Emily Calhoun

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Values, Pierre Schlag Jan 1994

Values, Pierre Schlag

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Clerks In The Maze, Pierre Schlag Jan 1993

Clerks In The Maze, Pierre Schlag

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Book Review, William T. Pizzi Jan 1990

Book Review, William T. Pizzi

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Law-The Last Of The Universal Disciplines, Soia Mentschikoff, Irwin P. Stotzky Jan 1986

Law-The Last Of The Universal Disciplines, Soia Mentschikoff, Irwin P. Stotzky

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Invisible Teachers: A Comment On Perceptions In The Classroom, Robert F. Nagel Jan 1984

Invisible Teachers: A Comment On Perceptions In The Classroom, Robert F. Nagel

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Preface: On Natural Resources As An Area Of The Law, David H. Getches Jan 1982

Preface: On Natural Resources As An Area Of The Law, David H. Getches

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Invisible Teachers: A Comment On Perceptions In The Classroom, Robert F. Nagel Jan 1982

Invisible Teachers: A Comment On Perceptions In The Classroom, Robert F. Nagel

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