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The Role Of Ethics Audits In Fortifying The Ethical Infrastructure Of Law Firms, Susan Fortney Sep 2013

The Role Of Ethics Audits In Fortifying The Ethical Infrastructure Of Law Firms, Susan Fortney

Susan S. Fortney

No abstract provided.


The Revolution Will Not Be Codified, Melissa Mortazavi Aug 2013

The Revolution Will Not Be Codified, Melissa Mortazavi

Melissa Mortazavi

No abstract provided.


Coding And Decoding Legal Ethics, Melissa Mortazavi Jul 2013

Coding And Decoding Legal Ethics, Melissa Mortazavi

Melissa Mortazavi

No abstract provided.


The Moderator, The Black Legal Experience In Boston: Challenges And Inspirations, Renee Jones Feb 2013

The Moderator, The Black Legal Experience In Boston: Challenges And Inspirations, Renee Jones

Renee Jones

No abstract provided.


The Citizen Lawyer In The Coming Era: How Technology Is Changing The Practice Of Law And What It Might Mean For The Future Of The Lawyer's Role In The American Democracy, Kevin Lee Feb 2013

The Citizen Lawyer In The Coming Era: How Technology Is Changing The Practice Of Law And What It Might Mean For The Future Of The Lawyer's Role In The American Democracy, Kevin Lee

Kevin P. Lee

The presentation focused on the changes to the legal profession brought forth by advances in modern technology.


Judicial Training Programs In Bosnia And The Efficacy Of Rule Of Law Training, E. Joan Blum Feb 2013

Judicial Training Programs In Bosnia And The Efficacy Of Rule Of Law Training, E. Joan Blum

E. Joan Blum

Presentation on personal experience conducting judicial training programs in Bosnia, including observations and recommendations on the efficacy of rule of law training programs.


Law And Negotiation: Necessary Partners Or Strange Bedfellows?, Nancy Schultz Feb 2013

Law And Negotiation: Necessary Partners Or Strange Bedfellows?, Nancy Schultz

Nancy Schultz

To what degree does legal authority dictate the outcomes of negotiations? Scholars have discussed the issue, and law students argue about it in their negotiation classes. A survey of practicing lawyers reveals that knowing the law is an important part of the preparation for negotiation, but that legal authority is not the primary determinant of negotiated outcomes in practice. Financial constraints, bargaining power, and negotiating skill are all reported as having a greater effect on negotiated outcomes than the law.


Quantitative Legal Prediction--Or--How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Start Preparing For The Data-Driven Future Of The Legal Services Industry, Daniel Katz Dec 2012

Quantitative Legal Prediction--Or--How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Start Preparing For The Data-Driven Future Of The Legal Services Industry, Daniel Katz

Daniel M Katz

No abstract provided.


One Small Step For Legal Writing, One Giant Leap For Legal Education: Making The Case For More Writing Opportunities In The "Practice-Ready" Law School Curriculum, Sherri Keene Dec 2012

One Small Step For Legal Writing, One Giant Leap For Legal Education: Making The Case For More Writing Opportunities In The "Practice-Ready" Law School Curriculum, Sherri Keene

Sherri Keene

Legal writing is more than an isolated practical skill or a law school course; it is a valuable tool for broadening and deepening one’s knowledge and understanding of the law. If experienced legal professionals, both professors and practitioners alike, take a hard look back at their careers, many will no doubt remember how their work on significant legal writing projects advanced their own knowledge of the law and enhanced their professional competence. Legal writing practice helps the writer to gain expertise in a number of ways: first, the act of writing itself promotes learning; second, close work on legal ...