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Answering The Call: Flipping The Classroom To Prepare Practice-Ready Attorneys, Alex Berrio Matamoros 2015 SelectedWorks

Answering The Call: Flipping The Classroom To Prepare Practice-Ready Attorneys, Alex Berrio Matamoros

Alex Berrio Matamoros

In the rough and changing landscape of the legal job market, legal employers have called on law schools to prepare “practice ready” attorneys — newly minted members of the bar with better honed practical skills than the first year lawyers of the past. The increasing emphasis on legal skills sheds light on an interesting paradox within legal education; in legal skills courses, those that best lend themselves to active learning experiences, instructors frequently fill valuable classroom time with passive lectures to convey the related theory and best practices. Recently, several legal skills instructors have adopted a flipped classroom model to remedy ...


Admit That The Waters Around You Have Grown: Change And Legal Education, Mari J. Matsuda 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Admit That The Waters Around You Have Grown: Change And Legal Education, Mari J. Matsuda

Indiana Law Journal

Presented as the Addison C. Harris Lecture at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, September 25, 2013.


Book Review: “The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality In The Practice Of Law”, Linda H. Edwards 2014 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Book Review: “The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality In The Practice Of Law”, Linda H. Edwards

Scholarly Works

In their first collaboration, The Happy Lawyer, the writing team of Nancy Levit and Doug Linder tackled a crucially important subject: how to have a happy life in the law. As part of that project, they interviewed more than two hundred lawyers about what makes them happy in their jobs. Levit and Linder noticed that happy lawyers nearly always talked about doing good work. Curious about the connection, the authors turned to recent research in neuroscience and learned, not to their surprise, that a key to a happy life is, indeed, the sense of doing good work. It is our ...


Vol. 47, No. 03 (September 15, 2014), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 47, No. 03 (September 15, 2014)

Indiana Law Annotated

No abstract provided.


Experiential Legal Writing: The New Approach To Practicing Like A Lawyer, Adam Lamparello, Charles E. MacLean 2014 SelectedWorks

Experiential Legal Writing: The New Approach To Practicing Like A Lawyer, Adam Lamparello, Charles E. Maclean

Adam Lamparello

Law students engage in various types of “experiential” learning activities while in school, such as clinics and externships, but they graduate without the experience necessary to practice law. This is traceable to a glaring deficiency at most law schools: a writing program that is comprehensive, properly sequenced, and integrated across and throughout the law school curriculum.

First, most graduates have never drafted the documents they will encounter in law practice. Additionally, they have not drafted and re-drafted such documents while also participating in real-world simulations as they would in actual practice. Instead, students graduate having drafted an appellate brief, a ...


The Care And Feeding Of The Twenty-First Century Developing Legal Writer: A Primer For The Supervising Practitioner, Mary B. Trevor 2014 SelectedWorks

The Care And Feeding Of The Twenty-First Century Developing Legal Writer: A Primer For The Supervising Practitioner, Mary B. Trevor

Mary B Trevor

The following abstract accompanies the submission of my article, The Care and Feeding of the Twenty-First Century Developing Legal Writer: A Primer for the Supervising Practitioner, for your publication. The article is under 10,000 words, footnotes included:

In summary, my article addresses the challenges supervising attorneys face in providing feedback for new attorneys (developing legal writers) and suggests techniques for providing effective feedback that supervisors can use on their own or in conjunction with LRW consultants. The article highlights the points that feedback to developing writers is critical at all stages, and that even with the significant developments in ...


Vol. 47, No. 02 (September 8, 2014), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 47, No. 02 (September 8, 2014)

Indiana Law Annotated

No abstract provided.


Human Rights Violations By Canadian Companies Abroad: Choc V Hudbay Minerals Inc, Susana C. Mijares Peña 2014 Western University

Human Rights Violations By Canadian Companies Abroad: Choc V Hudbay Minerals Inc, Susana C. Mijares Peña

Western Journal of Legal Studies

Canadian mining corporations operating abroad represent a challenge to the international legal system and Canadian legal system in the field of human rights. Currently, there are no legal mechanisms available to ensure that these corporations abide by international standards and voluntary codes. For this reason, some argue that Canadian courts should be more active in holding Canadian companies accountable for the human rights violations of their affiliates operating abroad. The recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision of Choc v Hudbay Minerals suggests that for the first time, a Canadian court is ready to play a regulatory role in preventing ...


Your Brain And Law School, Marybeth Herald 2014 SelectedWorks

Your Brain And Law School, Marybeth Herald

Marybeth Herald

Building on the latest scientific research, Professor Marybeth Herald's practical yet entertaining book, "Your Brain and Law School" (Carolina Academic Press, 2014), offers law students a formula for success in law school, on the bar exam, and as practicing attorneys. Mastering the law, either as a law student or in practice, becomes much easier if one has a working knowledge of the brain’s basic habits. Before you can learn to think like a lawyer, you have to have some idea about how the brain thinks.

The first part of this book (the Introduction to which is available for ...


Vol. 47, No. 01 (September 2, 2014), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 47, No. 01 (September 2, 2014)

Indiana Law Annotated

No abstract provided.


Enigma: A Variation On The Theme Of Legal Writing's Place In Contemporary Legal Education, Ian Gallacher 2014 Syracuse University

Enigma: A Variation On The Theme Of Legal Writing's Place In Contemporary Legal Education, Ian Gallacher

Ian Gallacher

No abstract provided.


Obituary: Judith Mckelvey-Shaw, SFGate.com 2014 Golden Gate University School of Law

Obituary: Judith Mckelvey-Shaw, Sfgate.Com

1973-1981: Judith McKelvey

Judy McKelvey-Shaw of Greenbrae, California died on August 10 after an extended illness.


Origins And Development Of Teaching Animal Law In Brazil, Tagore Trajano de Almeida Silva 2014 Pace University

Origins And Development Of Teaching Animal Law In Brazil, Tagore Trajano De Almeida Silva

Pace Environmental Law Review

This paper examines the strategies utilized on each continent and shows the path made for these scholars to build a framework to discuss animal law within law schools. The conclusion is that this movement produced by such scholars has changed the way law schools are teaching law and is affording new opportunities to solve animal concerns, and likewise, social problems in Brazil and around the world.

Therefore, this article first discusses the philosophical Brazilian background to teach animal law, and how the animal rights movement creates a framework for professors and students working in this field. It then summarily explores ...


Bernard Campbell Gavit (Photograph), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Bernard Campbell Gavit (Photograph)

Bernard Gavit (1933-1951)

Photograph of Bernard Gavit at his desk, pipe in hand.

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Whose Article Is It Anyway? Student Editors And The Law Review Process, Josephine R. Potuto 2014 University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Whose Article Is It Anyway? Student Editors And The Law Review Process, Josephine R. Potuto

Josephine R Potuto

Law professors publish in law reviews, not peer-reviewed journals. They are edited by law students. The editing process can be both irritating and exasperating. From experiences lived and those shared by colleagues across the country, I provide concrete examples of where law student editors go wrong, and also explain why.


"No Country For Old Men:" Junior Associates And The Real-World Practice Of Law, Ian Gallacher 2014 Syracuse University

"No Country For Old Men:" Junior Associates And The Real-World Practice Of Law, Ian Gallacher

Ian Gallacher

Law schools are designed to teach students about the doctrine of law and to help them prepare their skills to practice law. There are some practical aspects of law practice, though, that are rarely if ever discussed in law school. Perhaps this is because of an assumption that law firms will make these issues clear to the students they hire as associates, or perhaps it is because of a belief that such information has no place in the curriculum of an academic institution.

Whatever the reason, this is information law students should have as they begin to think about where ...


Golden Gate Lawyer, Summer 2014, Lisa Lomba 2014 Golden Gate University School of Law

Golden Gate Lawyer, Summer 2014, Lisa Lomba

Golden Gate Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Iu Maurer School Of Law Creates Scholarship, Mentoring Programs With 4 Colleges, MJ Slaby 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Iu Maurer School Of Law Creates Scholarship, Mentoring Programs With 4 Colleges, Mj Slaby

Austen Parrish (2014-)

No abstract provided.


Iu Maurer Dean Builds Relationships Beyond The Law School, Mary Odendahl 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Iu Maurer Dean Builds Relationships Beyond The Law School, Mary Odendahl

Austen Parrish (2014-)

No abstract provided.


New Dean's Full Agenda Leaves No Time For Decorating, Marilyn Odendahl 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

New Dean's Full Agenda Leaves No Time For Decorating, Marilyn Odendahl

Austen Parrish (2014-)

No abstract provided.


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