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Blogging While Untenured And Other Extreme Sports, A. Christine Hurt, Tung Yin Dec 2006

Blogging While Untenured And Other Extreme Sports, A. Christine Hurt, Tung Yin

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How To Make The Losing Oral Argument, Coleen M. Barger Jul 2006

How To Make The Losing Oral Argument, Coleen M. Barger

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Teaching Legal Research And Writing With Actual Legal Work: Extending Clinical Education Into The First Year, Michael A. Millemann, Steven D. Schwinn Apr 2006

Teaching Legal Research And Writing With Actual Legal Work: Extending Clinical Education Into The First Year, Michael A. Millemann, Steven D. Schwinn

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In this article, the co-authors argue that legal research and writing (LRW) teachers should use actual legal work to generate assignments. They recommend that clinical and LRW teachers work together to design, co-teach, and evaluate such courses. They describe two experimental courses they developed together and co-taught to support and clarify their arguments. They contend that actual legal work motivates students to learn the basic skills of research, analysis and writing, and thus helps to accomplish the primary goals of LRW courses. It also helps students to explore new dimensions of basic skills, including those related to the development and ...


Lawyers And Learning: A Metacognitive Approach To Legal Education, 13 Widener L. Rev. 33 (2006), Anthony Niedwiecki Jan 2006

Lawyers And Learning: A Metacognitive Approach To Legal Education, 13 Widener L. Rev. 33 (2006), Anthony Niedwiecki

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Helping Students Develop A Humanistic Philosophy Of Lawyering, Beth Cohen Jan 2006

Helping Students Develop A Humanistic Philosophy Of Lawyering, Beth Cohen

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This Article considers the need to help students develop a cohesive philosophy of lawyering and suggests some ideas and methods to help introduce these concepts and concerns to students. Although this Article focuses primarily on aspects of the legal research and writing curriculum and pedagogy as well as professional development programs that can enhance the curriculum, the concepts are applicable and transferable to other subjects and courses. The purpose of this Article is to explore the issues raised by a conscious decision to help students consider and develop a beneficial philosophy of lawyering in areas including the development of legal ...


Teaching Legal Research And Writing With Actual Legal Work: Extending Clinical Education Into The First Year, 12 Clinical L. Rev. 441 (2006), Steven D. Schwinn, Michael Millemann Jan 2006

Teaching Legal Research And Writing With Actual Legal Work: Extending Clinical Education Into The First Year, 12 Clinical L. Rev. 441 (2006), Steven D. Schwinn, Michael Millemann

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In this article, the co-authors argue that legal research and writing (LRW) teachers should use actual legal work to generate assignments. They recommend that clinical and LRW teachers work together to design, co-teach, and evaluate such courses.

They describe two experimental courses they developed together and co-taught to support and clarify their arguments. They contend that actual legal work motivates students to learn the basic skills of research, analysis and writing, and thus helps to accomplish the primary goals of LRW courses. It also helps students to explore new dimensions of basic skills, including those related to the development and ...


Electronic Research In State Prisons, Camilla Tubbs Jan 2006

Electronic Research In State Prisons, Camilla Tubbs

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As A Last Resort, Ask The Students: What They Say Makes Someone An Effective Law Teacher, James B. Levy Jan 2006

As A Last Resort, Ask The Students: What They Say Makes Someone An Effective Law Teacher, James B. Levy

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Leveling The Playing Field: Helping Students Succeed By Helping Them Learn To Read As Expert Lawyers, Laurel Oates Jan 2006

Leveling The Playing Field: Helping Students Succeed By Helping Them Learn To Read As Expert Lawyers, Laurel Oates

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The article explores a way in which law schools can level the field of student admission in order to ensure the success of students as law students and as lawyers in the United States. A study which compares the reading skills of a professor and four students who had been admitted to law school under a special admissions program is presented. It provides the techniques for students to develop their reading skills. It emphasizes on the importance of teaching legal reading.


Learning From Experience: Adding A Practicum To A Doctrinal Course, Elizabeth Fajans Jan 2006

Learning From Experience: Adding A Practicum To A Doctrinal Course, Elizabeth Fajans

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