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Protecting The Watchdog: Using The Freedom Of Information Act To Preference The Press (Draft), Erin C. Carroll 2016 Georgetown University Law Center

Protecting The Watchdog: Using The Freedom Of Information Act To Preference The Press (Draft), Erin C. Carroll

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

The fourth estate is undergoing dramatic changes. Many newspaper reporters, already surrounded by a growing number of empty desks, are shifting their focus away from costly investigative reporting and towards amassing Twitter followers and writing the perfect “share line.” Newspapers’ budgets can no longer robustly support accountability journalism and pitching fights against the government. And so, while this busier and noisier media environment may have a desirable democratizing effect—more of us are able to participate in analyzing, debating, and perhaps even making the news—it has not succeeded in filling a role that print journalists have traditionally played well ...


"Response To Book Review", Richard Dale 2015 Brookings Institution

"Response To Book Review", Richard Dale

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Spirals And Schemas: How Integrated Law School Courses Create Higher-Order Thinkers And Problem Solvers, Jennifer E. Spreng 2015 Arizona Summit Law School

Spirals And Schemas: How Integrated Law School Courses Create Higher-Order Thinkers And Problem Solvers, Jennifer E. Spreng

Jennifer E Spreng

As legal educators continue to shift focus to preparing students for practice, they should put integrated first-year courses and curricula into the top tier of potential reform vehicles. Integration refers to the extent to which a course or curriculum blurs disciplinary boundaries as well as boundaries between doctrine and authentic learning activities. Integrated courses promote active, deep learning that facilitate orderly knowledge construction and reveal more connections between vital legal concepts. The authenticity of integrated courses improves students’ retention and transfer of knowledge. Such accessible, interconnected knowledge in such a vital learning environment is like intellectual rocket fuel to law ...


Enigma: A Variation On The Theme Of Legal Writing’S Place In Contemporary Legal Education, Ian Gallacher 2015 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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

Journal of Experiential Learning

No abstract provided.


Castle Doctrine And Cohabitants: A Selective, Annotated Bibliography, Luis deBonoPaula 2015 St. Mary's University School of Law

Castle Doctrine And Cohabitants: A Selective, Annotated Bibliography, Luis Debonopaula

Luis deBonoPaula

No abstract provided.


Free & Low-Cost Legal Research Options - Presentation Outline, Lee A. Ryan 2015 University of San Francisco

Free & Low-Cost Legal Research Options - Presentation Outline, Lee A. Ryan

Lee A. Ryan

This presentation, created for a first-year Legal Research, Writing & Analysis class, discusses and compares free primary law research sites for United States federal and state law. It also discusses, describes and compares several low-cost legal research options. The accompanying slides are also available on this site.


Free & Low-Cost Legal Research Options - Slides, Lee A. Ryan 2015 University of San Francisco

Free & Low-Cost Legal Research Options - Slides, Lee A. Ryan

Lee A. Ryan

These slides accompany the presentation on free and low-cost research options created for a guest presentation in a first-year Legal Research, Writing & Analysis class. These slides are meant to be used with the outline of the presentation, which are also available on this site.


"The Hindrance Of A Law Degree": Justice Kagan On Law And Experience, Laura Krugman Ray 2015 University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

"The Hindrance Of A Law Degree": Justice Kagan On Law And Experience, Laura Krugman Ray

Endnotes

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Testing The Geographical Proximity Hypothesis: An Empirical Study Of Citations To Nonbinding Precedents By Indiana Appellate Courts, Kevin Bennardo 2015 Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Testing The Geographical Proximity Hypothesis: An Empirical Study Of Citations To Nonbinding Precedents By Indiana Appellate Courts, Kevin Bennardo

Notre Dame Law Review Online

This Article analyzes the citation patterns of the Indiana Supreme Court and the Indiana Court of Appeals from 2012 and 2013. The research underlying this Article involved a study of 1324 opinions from that time period. In those opinions, the Indiana appellate courts cited to out-of-state judicial decisions 738 times. This Article analyzes those citations to test the hypothesis that state courts are more likely to turn to decisions of geographically proximate state courts for guidance when homespun precedent is lacking. The evidence points to the conclusion that, while geographical proximity bears on persuasiveness, it does not cross regional divides ...


Escape From The Navel-Gazing Academy: A Modest Proposal For Student-Edited Legal Scholarship, Michael Klinger 2015 UC Irvine School of Law

Escape From The Navel-Gazing Academy: A Modest Proposal For Student-Edited Legal Scholarship, Michael Klinger

UC Irvine Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Enduring Value Of Books Related To The Law: A Librarian's Perspective, Linda S. Maslow 2015 Librarian of the Court, Supreme Court of the United States

The Enduring Value Of Books Related To The Law: A Librarian's Perspective, Linda S. Maslow

Michigan Law Review

In the 1979 inaugural issue of the Michigan Law Review’s annual survey of books related to the law, Professor Cavers wrote an enthusiastic and hopeful introduction. He characterized the journal’s effort as a “bold innovation” that would benefit lawyers; law professors, both domestic and foreign; scholars in other disciplines, such as the social sciences; and the marketplace of ideas generally. As the annual survey approached its twentieth anniversary, Professor Schneider provided a fascinating, frank description of the Book Review issue’s origins during his tenure as the Michigan Law Review’s Editor- in-Chief. Happily, this annual Book Review ...


A Bibliography Of Faculty Scholarship, Law Library 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

A Bibliography Of Faculty Scholarship, Law Library

Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions

The purpose of this bibliography is to record in one place the substantial body of scholarship produced by the current faculty at the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law. From its humble beginnings under the tutelage of founding Dean William Callyhan Robinson, through its adolescent period when, like so many other American law schools, it was trying to define its pedagogical niche, to its eventual merger with the Columbus University Law School in 1954, the law school at Catholic University has always retained a scholarly and remarkably productive faculty. The sheer quantity of writing, the breadth of research and the ...


Trends And Issues In Terrorism And The Law: Foreword, Thomas J. Cleary 2015 University of Massachusetts School of Law

Trends And Issues In Terrorism And The Law: Foreword, Thomas J. Cleary

University of Massachusetts Law Review

The introduction to the issue discusses the history of UMass Law Review and its contribution to legal scholarship.


Risks, Goals, And Pictographs: Lawyering To The Social Entrepreneur, Alicia E. Plerhoples 2015 Georgetown University Law Center

Risks, Goals, And Pictographs: Lawyering To The Social Entrepreneur, Alicia E. Plerhoples

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

Scholars have argued that transactional lawyers add value by mitigating the potential for post-transaction litigation, reducing transaction costs, acting as reputational intermediaries, and lowering regulatory costs. Effective transactional attorneys understand their clients’ businesses and the industries or contexts in which those businesses operate. Applied to the start-up social enterprise context, understanding the client includes understanding the founders’ values, preferences, and proclivity for risk. The novel transactions and innovative solutions pursued by emerging social entrepreneurs may not lend themselves well to risk avoidance. For example, new corporate forms such as the benefit corporation are untested, yet appeal to many social entrepreneurs ...


Book Review: International Encyclopedia Of Comparative Law Xi Torts (1983), Thomas A. Eaton 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Book Review: International Encyclopedia Of Comparative Law Xi Torts (1983), Thomas A. Eaton

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Encouraging Engaged Scholarship: Perspectives From An Associate Dean For Research, Sonia K. Katyal 2015 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Encouraging Engaged Scholarship: Perspectives From An Associate Dean For Research, Sonia K. Katyal

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Scholarship With Purpose: The View From A Mission-Driven School, Christine N. Cimini 2015 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Scholarship With Purpose: The View From A Mission-Driven School, Christine N. Cimini

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Associate Dean For Research In The Age Of The Internet, B. Jessie Hill 2015 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

The Associate Dean For Research In The Age Of The Internet, B. Jessie Hill

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Supporting And Promoting Scholarly Life In Turbulent Times, A. Benjamin Spencer 2015 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Supporting And Promoting Scholarly Life In Turbulent Times, A. Benjamin Spencer

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Future Of Scholarship In Law Schools, Fabio Arcila Jr. 2015 Touro Law Center

The Future Of Scholarship In Law Schools, Fabio Arcila Jr.

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


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