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Do (Underperforming) Students Benefit From A Flipped Lecture? Evidence From Business Students Studying Company Law, Félix E. Mezzanotte Nov 2018

Do (Underperforming) Students Benefit From A Flipped Lecture? Evidence From Business Students Studying Company Law, Félix E. Mezzanotte

Legal Education Review

In a company law course, the face-to-face lecture was flipped with the purpose of improving the lecture experience of students and their preparedness to engage in deep-learning seminar activities after the lecture. The flipped lecture consisted of a bundle of three tasks: a set of three pre-recorded videos narrating the lecture slides, an online graded quiz, and an oral feedback session on the quiz’s solutions. The students completed the first two tasks outside class but the third task in class. Data from a student survey and course grades were used to evaluate the performance of the flipped lecture compared ...


The Need To Revisit Legal Education In An Era Of Increased Diagnoses Of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity And Autism Spectrum Disorders, Heidi E. Ramos-Zimmerman Oct 2018

The Need To Revisit Legal Education In An Era Of Increased Diagnoses Of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity And Autism Spectrum Disorders, Heidi E. Ramos-Zimmerman

Dickinson Law Review

The ever-fluctuating rhetoric from experts, in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders, has led to outdated notions and perplexity surrounding attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This Article tries to clarify some of the confusion. Better understanding of these disorders is imperative for today’s law professor, since law schools are likely admitting more students diagnosed with ADHD and ASD. This Article discusses the need for change in legal instruction and explores the link between the two disorders. An examination of recent history illuminates some of the commonly held misunderstandings and highlights the disparity in the diagnoses ...


Online Teaching: The Importance Of Pedagogy, Place And Presence In Legal Education, Lillian Corbin, Lisa Bugden Oct 2018

Online Teaching: The Importance Of Pedagogy, Place And Presence In Legal Education, Lillian Corbin, Lisa Bugden

Legal Education Review

The demand for universities to provide technology based teaching opportunities for students is increasing. Universities consider online teaching as having economic benefits; students see technology as facilitating their need to study flexibly, and, more importantly for this paper, the legal profession is now recognising the importance of technology in practice and calling for graduates to be technology-literate.

This paper accepts that technology will be part of the pedagogical practices of the teaching of law and therefore considers how technology can be used to support a fully online offering. In this regard, the paper does not accept that the teaching methods ...


Who Wants The Global Law School?, Kevin E. Davis, Xinyi Zhang Sep 2018

Who Wants The Global Law School?, Kevin E. Davis, Xinyi Zhang

UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Who Rules The World? The Educational Capital Of The International Judiciary, Mikael Rask Madsen Sep 2018

Who Rules The World? The Educational Capital Of The International Judiciary, Mikael Rask Madsen

UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Battles Around Legal Education Reform: From Entrenched Local Legal Oligarchies To Oligopolistic Universals. India As A Case Study, Yves Dezalay, Bryant G. Garth Sep 2018

Battles Around Legal Education Reform: From Entrenched Local Legal Oligarchies To Oligopolistic Universals. India As A Case Study, Yves Dezalay, Bryant G. Garth

UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Sticky Floors, Springboards, Stairways & Slow Escalators: Mobility Pathways And Preferences Of International Students In U.S. Law Schools, Carole Silver, Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen Sep 2018

Sticky Floors, Springboards, Stairways & Slow Escalators: Mobility Pathways And Preferences Of International Students In U.S. Law Schools, Carole Silver, Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen

UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Cross-Border Student Flows And The Construction Of International Law As A Transnational Legal Field, Anthea Roberts Sep 2018

Cross-Border Student Flows And The Construction Of International Law As A Transnational Legal Field, Anthea Roberts

UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


A Characterization Of The Medical-Legal Partnership (Mlp) Of Nebraska Medicine, Jordan Pieper Aug 2018

A Characterization Of The Medical-Legal Partnership (Mlp) Of Nebraska Medicine, Jordan Pieper

Service Learning/Capstone Experience

This research study was completed at Legal Aid of Nebraska’s Health, Education, and Law Project through the partnership it has formed working with Nebraska Medicine and Iowa Legal Aid. Traditionally, health and disease have always been viewed exclusively as "healthcare" issues. But with healthcare consistently growing towards holistic approaches to help patients, we now know there are deeper, structural conditions of society that can act as strong driving forces of a person's poor daily living conditions that can negatively impact health. The importance of a Medical-Legal Partnership is that it considers a patient's social determinants of health ...


Law School News: Rwu Law Remembers President Donald J. Farish 07-05-2018, Ed Fitzpatrick, Michael Bowden Jul 2018

Law School News: Rwu Law Remembers President Donald J. Farish 07-05-2018, Ed Fitzpatrick, Michael Bowden

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Incorporating Litigation Perspectives To Enhance The Business Associations Course, Ann M. Scarlett Jun 2018

Incorporating Litigation Perspectives To Enhance The Business Associations Course, Ann M. Scarlett

Ann M. Scarlett

No abstract provided.


Entering The Trump Ice Age: Contextualizing The New Immigration Enforcement Regime, Bill Ong Hing May 2018

Entering The Trump Ice Age: Contextualizing The New Immigration Enforcement Regime, Bill Ong Hing

Texas A&M Law Review

During the early stages of the Trump ICE age, America seemed to be witnessing and experiencing an unparalleled era of immigration enforcement. But is it unparalleled? Did we not label Barack Obama the “deporter-inchief?” Was it not George W. Bush who used the authority of the Patriot Act to round up nonimmigrants from Muslim and Arab countries, and did his ICE not commonly engage in armed raids at factories and other worksites? Are there not strong parallels that can be drawn between Trump enforcement plans and actions and those of other eras? What about the fear and hysteria that seems ...


Higher Education Savings And Planning: Tax And Nontax Considerations, F. Philip Manns Jr., Timothy M. Todd May 2018

Higher Education Savings And Planning: Tax And Nontax Considerations, F. Philip Manns Jr., Timothy M. Todd

Texas A&M Law Review

Funding higher education is among the critical financial decisions made by individuals and families. There are myriad options. Yet, the conventional wisdom—namely using Section 529 Plans—may not be the optimal vehicle to effectuate this goal. Therefore, this Article discusses various strategies to plan, save, and pay for higher education. It compares various savings methods including gifts, UTMA accounts, Section 529 Plans, trusts, and other vehicles. The analysis explores both tax and non-tax considerations, including the effect of different strategies on financial aid, transaction costs, investor control, income taxes, gift and estate taxes, flexibility, and creditor protection. This Article ...


The Predictors Of Juvenile Recidivism: Testimonies Of Adult Students 18 Years And Older Exiting From Alternative Education, La Toshia Palmer Apr 2018

The Predictors Of Juvenile Recidivism: Testimonies Of Adult Students 18 Years And Older Exiting From Alternative Education, La Toshia Palmer

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this descriptive, qualitative study was to identify and describe the importance of the predictors of juvenile recidivism and the effectiveness of efforts to prevent/avoid juvenile recidivism as perceived by previously detained, arrested, convicted, and/or incarcerated adult students 18 years of age and older exiting from alternative education in Northern California. A second purpose was to explore the types of support provided by alternative schools and the perceived importance of the support to avoid recidivism according to adult students 18 years of age and older exiting from alternative education.

Methodology: This qualitative, descriptive research design ...


Designing Effective Legal Research Rubrics: The Foundation For Successful Assessment, Carol A. Watson, Katie Hanschke, Zanada Joyner Apr 2018

Designing Effective Legal Research Rubrics: The Foundation For Successful Assessment, Carol A. Watson, Katie Hanschke, Zanada Joyner

Presentations

Increasingly librarians are teaching many, if not all, of the legal research courses at their law schools. Most librarians are not experts in education assessment design. Assessment with rubrics creates a learner centric environments in which instructors objectively evaluate student progress and assures that students receive consistent and meaningful feedback. Rubrics provide both students and instructors with a clear understanding of whether learning outcomes have been achieved. Guided by the instructors' experience and an in-depth review of the literature law librarians will be exposed to the best practices when creating rubrics including alignment with the course goals and instructor expectations.


Effectiveness Of The Socratic Method: A Comparative Analysis Of The Historical And Modern Invocations Of An Eduational Method, Amanda J. Grondin Apr 2018

Effectiveness Of The Socratic Method: A Comparative Analysis Of The Historical And Modern Invocations Of An Eduational Method, Amanda J. Grondin

Senior Theses

This senior thesis evaluates the Socratic method by comparing its original form, used by Socrates with students such as Meno, to its modern invocations in institutions such as law or medical school. In order to gauge the actual efficacy of the Socratic method in teaching logicality, which is the primary goal of Socratic dialogues, a pilot study was run. The results and implications of this study are embedded in the central portion of the thesis. The study found a statistically significant correlation between the amount of Socratic instruction a student had and that student's performance on a syllogistic reasoning ...


Click Here: Externship Data Management Tools To Increase Productivity (And Promote Sanity), Jodi S. Balsam, Lauren N. Donald, Carolyn Young Larmore, Sarah Shalf Mar 2018

Click Here: Externship Data Management Tools To Increase Productivity (And Promote Sanity), Jodi S. Balsam, Lauren N. Donald, Carolyn Young Larmore, Sarah Shalf

Externships (X) Conferences

The most significant challenge externship programs face is “insufficient administrative support,” followed closely by “other demands on the faculty’s time,” according to the CSALE survey. And the pressure is only getting worse. The increased record keeping requirements of Standard 304(c), increased student participation due to the ABA’s 6-credit experiential learning requirement and new paid externship positions, plus the ever-present pressure of tight budgets, together are driving the need to find innovative approaches to these mounting administrative burdens.

For many of us, the answer to these challenges is finding online data management tools that can manage vast amounts ...


Improv & Internships: Using Improvisation Techniques To Teach Vital Lawyering Skills, Leah Young, Alison Lintal Mar 2018

Improv & Internships: Using Improvisation Techniques To Teach Vital Lawyering Skills, Leah Young, Alison Lintal

Externships (X) Conferences

How students choose to collaborate and communicate can have a significant impact on the outcome of a workplace project as well as their legal career. Additionally, the importance of face-to-face communication, body posture, and learning to interpret body language cues is crucial for building professional relationships. Through these interactive exercises, students get the opportunity to practice responses in a setting that fosters student development and growth. Furthermore, improvisation provides the legal profession with tools that can be used to enhance communication, active listening, collaboration, agility, trust, authenticity, and resilience.

An important emphasis in externship courses is a focus on cultivation ...


Seize The Data! Using Evidence From Externship Courses To Measure Law School Learning Outcomes, Christine Zellar Church, Robert L. Jones Jr., Kendall L. Kerew, Kelly S. Terry Mar 2018

Seize The Data! Using Evidence From Externship Courses To Measure Law School Learning Outcomes, Christine Zellar Church, Robert L. Jones Jr., Kendall L. Kerew, Kelly S. Terry

Externships (X) Conferences

With the adoption of ABA Standards 302 and 315, law schools are now required to establish institutional learning outcomes for their graduates and measure whether their graduates are achieving competency in those outcomes. Given this mandate, all law schools will need to determine the best method to measure whether they are meeting these articulated outcomes. This session will focus on the role that clinical education and externships, specifically, can have in the assessment of institutional learning outcomes. The goal of the session is to provide attendees with guidance on the role that student performance data from externship courses can play ...


Teaching The Tough Stuff: The Opportunities And Challenges In Teaching Implicit Bias, Diversity And Inclusion To Supervising Attorneys, Kinda Abdus-Saboor, Gillian Dutton, Rachel Reeves, Marjorie Silver Mar 2018

Teaching The Tough Stuff: The Opportunities And Challenges In Teaching Implicit Bias, Diversity And Inclusion To Supervising Attorneys, Kinda Abdus-Saboor, Gillian Dutton, Rachel Reeves, Marjorie Silver

Externships (X) Conferences

We entrust supervising attorneys with the critical responsibility of providing law students with a meaningful experiential learning experience. Supervising attorneys ultimately control the nature of work students receive, the delivery of feedback, and the work environment that the student inhabits. Thus, it is vital that we equip our supervising attorneys with the basic skills necessary to navigate student supervision effectively. Among those basic skills is the ability to traverse the cross-cultural complexities inherent in working with students whose cultural identities may differ from the supervising attorney. Equally important are the cross-cultural issues that may arise among students and the clients ...


Unique Collaboration With Internal And External Partners, Laura Fernandez, Carrie Field Feb 2018

Unique Collaboration With Internal And External Partners, Laura Fernandez, Carrie Field

International Legal Education Abroad Conference

No abstract provided.


Llm Scholarship Trends, Andrew Horsfall Feb 2018

Llm Scholarship Trends, Andrew Horsfall

International Legal Education Abroad Conference

No abstract provided.


International Recruiting In A Virtual Age, Miki Hamstra, Julie Sculli Feb 2018

International Recruiting In A Virtual Age, Miki Hamstra, Julie Sculli

International Legal Education Abroad Conference

No abstract provided.


Supporting Professional Goals For International Students, Lesley Davis, Carrie Field, Melanija Radnovic Feb 2018

Supporting Professional Goals For International Students, Lesley Davis, Carrie Field, Melanija Radnovic

International Legal Education Abroad Conference

No abstract provided.


Best Practices In Structuring International Program Administration, Diane Pennys Edelman, Theresa Kaiser-Jarvis, Sara Mcfarlane Polly, Louis Thompson Feb 2018

Best Practices In Structuring International Program Administration, Diane Pennys Edelman, Theresa Kaiser-Jarvis, Sara Mcfarlane Polly, Louis Thompson

International Legal Education Abroad Conference

No abstract provided.


Newsroom: Rwu Remembers Former President Natale A. Sicuro 1-8-2018, Roger Williams University School Of Law Jan 2018

Newsroom: Rwu Remembers Former President Natale A. Sicuro 1-8-2018, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Prosocial Religion And Games: Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber Jan 2018

Prosocial Religion And Games: Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber

Articles

In a time when religious legal systems are discussed without an understanding of history or context, it is more important than ever to help widen the understanding and discourse about the prosocial aspects of religious legal systems throughout history. The Lost & Found (www.lostandfoundthegame.com) game series, targeted for an audience of teens through twentysomethings in formal, learning environments, is designed to teach the prosocial aspects of medieval religious systems—specifically collaboration, cooperation, and the balancing of communal and individual/family needs. Set in Fustat (Old Cairo) in the 12th century, the first two games in the series address laws ...


Can Female Academics Say "No" Both Professionally And Elegantly To Excessive Work Demand? Yes, But You Might Have To Call A Friend, Angela Mae Kupenda Jan 2018

Can Female Academics Say "No" Both Professionally And Elegantly To Excessive Work Demand? Yes, But You Might Have To Call A Friend, Angela Mae Kupenda

Journal Articles

Whether one’s academic supervisor is a White man or woman, or a person of color, the ability to say “no” to our supervisors is critical for one’s professional success and personal wellbeing. Some of us are incessantly asked to take on extra service, extra duties, to relieve someone else because they have “more important things” to do, and “just to do it” because it must be done and because we have that extra strength in our DNA, some seem to think.


Smu Is Singapore Academy Of Law’S Academic Partner For The Future Law Innovation Programme (Flip), Singapore Management University Jan 2018

Smu Is Singapore Academy Of Law’S Academic Partner For The Future Law Innovation Programme (Flip), Singapore Management University

SMU Press Releases

In support of the Singapore Academy of Law’s (SAL) Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP), SMU will be SAL’s academic partner for issues relating to legal innovation and the future business of law. The partnership was announced at a press briefing held on 10 January 2018, where a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between SMU and SAL was officially inked.


Innovation And Tradition: A Survey Of Intellectual Property And Technology Legal Clinics, Cynthia L. Dahl, Victoria F. Phillips Jan 2018

Innovation And Tradition: A Survey Of Intellectual Property And Technology Legal Clinics, Cynthia L. Dahl, Victoria F. Phillips

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

For artists, nonprofits, community organizations and small-business clients of limited means, securing intellectual property rights and getting counseling involving patent, copyright and trademark law are critical to their success and growth. These clients need expert IP and technology legal assistance, but very often cannot afford services in the legal marketplace. In addition, legal services and state bar pro bono programs have generally been ill-equipped to assist in these more specialized areas. An expanding community of IP and Technology clinics has emerged across the country to meet these needs. But while law review articles have described and examined other sectors of ...