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Donald G Gifford

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Legal Education For The 21st Century, Donald G. Gifford Aug 2012

Legal Education For The 21st Century, Donald G. Gifford

Donald G Gifford

No abstract provided.


From One Generation To The Next, Donald G. Gifford Aug 2012

From One Generation To The Next, Donald G. Gifford

Donald G Gifford

No abstract provided.


What's On First?: Organizing The Casebook And Molding The Mind, Donald G. Gifford, Joseph L. Kroart Iii, Brian Jones, Cheryl Cortemeglia Aug 2012

What's On First?: Organizing The Casebook And Molding The Mind, Donald G. Gifford, Joseph L. Kroart Iii, Brian Jones, Cheryl Cortemeglia

Donald G Gifford

This study empirically tests the proposition that law students adopt different conceptions of the judge’s role in adjudication based on whether they first study intentional torts, negligence, or strict liability. The authors conducted an anonymous survey of more than 450 students enrolled in eight law schools at the beginning, mid-point, and end of the first semester of law school. The students were prompted to indicate to what extent they believed the judge’s role to be one of rule application and, conversely, to what extent it was one of considering social, economic, and ideological factors. The survey found that ...


Creating Opportunity, Donald G. Gifford Aug 2012

Creating Opportunity, Donald G. Gifford

Donald G Gifford

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Coming Into Focus, Donald G. Gifford Aug 2012

Coming Into Focus, Donald G. Gifford

Donald G Gifford

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Lessons Of Change From Those Older And Wiser, Donald G. Gifford Aug 2012

Lessons Of Change From Those Older And Wiser, Donald G. Gifford

Donald G Gifford

No abstract provided.


What Are Professional Skills And Why Should Law Schools Teach Them?, Donald G. Gifford Feb 2011

What Are Professional Skills And Why Should Law Schools Teach Them?, Donald G. Gifford

Donald G Gifford

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How Does The Dean Resemble The Islets Of Langerhans?, Donald G. Gifford Feb 2011

How Does The Dean Resemble The Islets Of Langerhans?, Donald G. Gifford

Donald G Gifford

In this essay, I suggest an admittedly bizarre analogy between the roles played by an effective dean and the functions of an obscure component of the human body.