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Is Law A Discipline? Forays Into Academic Culture, Gene R. Shreve Mar 2020

Is Law A Discipline? Forays Into Academic Culture, Gene R. Shreve

Cleveland State Law Review

This Article explores academic culture. It addresses the reluctance in academic circles to accord law the full stature of a discipline. It forms doubts that have been raised into a series of four criticisms. Each attacks an academic feature of law, inviting the question: Is law different from the rest of the university in a way damaging its stature as an academic discipline? The Article concludes that, upon careful examination of each criticism, none establishes a difference between law and other disciplines capable of damaging law’s stature.


Professional Identity Formation Through Pro Bono Revealed Through Conversation Analysis, Linda F. Smith Mar 2020

Professional Identity Formation Through Pro Bono Revealed Through Conversation Analysis, Linda F. Smith

Cleveland State Law Review

Law school is supposed to teach legal analysis and lawyering skills as well as mold law students’ professional identities. Pro bono work provides an opportunity for law students to use their legal knowledge and skills and to develop their identities as emerging legal professionals. As important as both pro bono work and identity formation are, there has been very little research regarding how pro bono contributes to students’ identity formation. This Article utilizes a data set of over forty student-client consultations at a pro bono brief advice project that have been recorded and transcribed. It uses conversation analysis to study …


Connecting Prospective Law Students' Goals To The Competencies That Clients And Legal Employers Need To Achieve More Competent Graduates And Stronger Applicant Pools And Employment Outcomes, Neil W. Hamilton Aug 2019

Connecting Prospective Law Students' Goals To The Competencies That Clients And Legal Employers Need To Achieve More Competent Graduates And Stronger Applicant Pools And Employment Outcomes, Neil W. Hamilton

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics

The author’s chapters in the 2018 professional responsibility hornbook, Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and the Legal Profession, discuss the new data available to help law faculties and students understand the competencies that clients and legal employers want. The foundation for many of these competencies—like ownership over continuous professional development and the relational competencies with clients and teams—is the student’s professional identity or moral core. But students need help to understand these connections.

We have seen some very useful new data over the last few months that will help build bridges among the three major stakeholders in legal education: the …


50 Years Of Excellence: A History Of The St. Mary's Law Journal, Barbara Hanson Nellermoe Mar 2019

50 Years Of Excellence: A History Of The St. Mary's Law Journal, Barbara Hanson Nellermoe

St. Mary's Law Journal

Founded in 1969, the St. Mary’s Law Journal has climbed the road to excellence. Originally built on the foundation of being a “practitioner’s journal,” the St. Mary’s Law Journal continues to produce quality scholarship that is nationally recognized and frequently used by members of the bench and bar. From its grassroots origins to the world-class law review it is today, the St. Mary’s Law Journal continues to maintain its prestigious position in the realm of law reviews by ranking in the top five percent most-cited law reviews in federal and state courts nationwide.

In celebration of the St. Mary’s Law …


Fighting For The City In Context: William Nelson And The Legal History Of New York, William P. Lapiana Jan 2008

Fighting For The City In Context: William Nelson And The Legal History Of New York, William P. Lapiana

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Clinical Year, Stephen Ellmann Jan 2008

The Clinical Year, Stephen Ellmann

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


Podcasts, Powerpoint, And Pedagogy: Using Technology To Teach The Part-Time Student, Joyce D. Saltalamachia Jan 2008

Podcasts, Powerpoint, And Pedagogy: Using Technology To Teach The Part-Time Student, Joyce D. Saltalamachia

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


Teaching With Technology: Is The Pedagogical Fulcrum Shifting?, Camille Broussard Jan 2008

Teaching With Technology: Is The Pedagogical Fulcrum Shifting?, Camille Broussard

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


Writing About The Law, Jethro K. Lieberman Jan 2007

Writing About The Law, Jethro K. Lieberman

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


Charles Reich’S Journey From The Yale Law Journal To The New York Times Bestseller List: The Personal History Of The Greening Of America, Rodger D. Citron Jan 2007

Charles Reich’S Journey From The Yale Law Journal To The New York Times Bestseller List: The Personal History Of The Greening Of America, Rodger D. Citron

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


Bleak House: Narratives In Literature And Law Schoo, John J. Osborn Jan 2007

Bleak House: Narratives In Literature And Law Schoo, John J. Osborn

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


Uncovering The Past: Lessons From Doing Legal History, Annette Gordon-Reed Jan 2006

Uncovering The Past: Lessons From Doing Legal History, Annette Gordon-Reed

NYLS Law Review

No abstract provided.


Smith: Lawyer, William M. Beaney Nov 1961

Smith: Lawyer, William M. Beaney

Michigan Law Review

A Review of Lawyer. By Talbot Smith.


Cooper: Living The Law, John P. Dawson Feb 1960

Cooper: Living The Law, John P. Dawson

Michigan Law Review

A Review of LIVING THE LAW. By Frank E. Cooper