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Cat, Cause, And Kant, Richard Peltz-Steele Jun 2013

Cat, Cause, And Kant, Richard Peltz-Steele

Richard J. Peltz-Steele

These are precarious times in which to launch a new law school and a new law review. Yet here we are. The University of Massachusetts is now in its first year of operation with provisional ABA accreditation. This text is a foreword to the first general-interest issue of the University of Massachusetts Law Review. Now marks an appropriate time to take stock of what these institutions mean to accomplish in our unsettled legal world.


A Demanding Boss, Rodger Citron May 2013

A Demanding Boss, Rodger Citron

Rodger Citron

No abstract provided.


Only Law Schools That Tackle Costs, Graduate Client-Centered Lawyers Will Survive- A Dean's View, Jeremy Paul Feb 2013

Only Law Schools That Tackle Costs, Graduate Client-Centered Lawyers Will Survive- A Dean's View, Jeremy Paul

Jeremy R. Paul

No abstract provided.


Developing Professional Skills: Business Associations, Michelle Harner Jan 2013

Developing Professional Skills: Business Associations, Michelle Harner

Michelle M. Harner

Incorporating skills training into a traditional Business Associations course is challenging. This creative and original book provides ten independent exercises designed to develop student skills in legal drafting, client interviewing and counseling, negotiation, and advocacy. Each exercise is based on fundamental legal rules and doctrines so that the book can be used on its own or as a supplemental text with any doctrinal casebook. Students are required to spend a manageable one to two hours on such tasks as outlining discussion points for major meetings and negotiations, drafting advisory letters to clients, crafting a demand letter to a board of ...


The American Legal Profession In Crisis: Resistance And Responses To Change, James Moliterno Dec 2012

The American Legal Profession In Crisis: Resistance And Responses To Change, James Moliterno

James E. Moliterno

Reviewed by Herbert Kritzner in Law and Politics Book Review, 227-231.


Professional Responsibility, James Moliterno Dec 2012

Professional Responsibility, James Moliterno

James E. Moliterno

No abstract provided.


Symposium: Building Global Professionalism: Emerging Trends In International And Transnational Legal Education, Anil Kalhan Dec 2012

Symposium: Building Global Professionalism: Emerging Trends In International And Transnational Legal Education, Anil Kalhan

Anil Kalhan

It has become a matter of recurring lament and concern — and periodically, an object of satire and derision — that Americans lack basic knowledge, awareness, or interest concerning the world beyond their borders; whether in terms of history, public affairs, culture, language, or even basic geography. Politicians, corporate leaders, scholars, and other observers across a broad spectrum routinely warn of the potential dangers this global awareness deficit poses to the well-being and security of the United States. In an increasingly interdependent world — with a growing array of economic, political, social, and environmental problems that transcend national borders — individuals cannot meaningfully function ...


Thinking Critically About International And Transnational Legal Education, Anil Kalhan Dec 2012

Thinking Critically About International And Transnational Legal Education, Anil Kalhan

Anil Kalhan

It has become a matter of recurring lament and concern — and periodically, an object of satire and derision — that Americans lack basic knowledge, awareness, or interest concerning the world beyond their borders; whether in terms of history, public affairs, culture, language, or even basic geography. Politicians, corporate leaders, scholars, and other observers across a broad spectrum routinely warn of the potential dangers this global awareness deficit poses to the well-being and security of the United States. In an increasingly interdependent world — with a growing array of economic, political, social, and environmental problems that transcend national borders — individuals cannot meaningfully function ...