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Master Teacher Retires After 37 Years, Colleen Kristl Pauwels Apr 2006

Master Teacher Retires After 37 Years, Colleen Kristl Pauwels

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Internationalizing U.S. Legal Education: A Report On The Education Of Transnational Lawyers, Carole Silver Jan 2006

Internationalizing U.S. Legal Education: A Report On The Education Of Transnational Lawyers, Carole Silver

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This article analyses the role of U.S. law schools in educating foreign lawyers and the increasingly competitive global market for graduate legal education. U.S. law schools have been at the forefront of this competition, but little has been reported about their graduate programs. This article presents original research on the programs and their students, drawn from interviews with directors of graduate programs at 35 U.S. law schools, information available on law school web sites about the programs, and interviews with graduates of U.S. graduate programs. Finally, the article considers the responses of U.S. law schools ...


Minority Admissions To Law School: More Trouble Ahead, And Two Solutions, Jeffrey E. Stake Jan 2006

Minority Admissions To Law School: More Trouble Ahead, And Two Solutions, Jeffrey E. Stake

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U.S. News and World Report (USNAWR) rankings have created incentives that have changed law school admissions. The rankings pressure schools to admit applicants with high numbers rather than those who would do the most to improve the admitting law school or the bar to which it sends its graduates. Much attention has already been paid to decreased minority admissions stemming from increased weight on the LSAT. The shoe that has not dropped, but will soon fall, is the undergraduate grade point average (UGPA). When law schools give this the attention that USNAWR mandates, the diversity of law school classes ...


Opening Our Classrooms Effectively To Foreign Graduate Students, Lauren K. Robel Jan 2006

Opening Our Classrooms Effectively To Foreign Graduate Students, Lauren K. Robel

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