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A Partial History Of Umkc School Of Law: The 'Minority Report', Robert C. Downs, Harry D. Pener, Steven D. Gilley Jul 2000

A Partial History Of Umkc School Of Law: The 'Minority Report', Robert C. Downs, Harry D. Pener, Steven D. Gilley

Faculty Works

In the modern era efforts at recruitment, selection, admission and retention of minorities to law school, while not always consistent, began and now continue to emphasize not only the manner in which a truly diverse student body enhances and enriches the learning experience of all students, but also the need to remedy the inequities and indignities visited by past discrimination. Any perspective on this law school's experience in minority recruitment, admissions and retention, necessitates at least an acknowledgment of the historical context in which the law school began and the social-political climate in which it developed. The announcement of the …


Competition, Cooperation Or Cartel: A National Law School Accreditation Process For Canada?, Alvin Esau Apr 2000

Competition, Cooperation Or Cartel: A National Law School Accreditation Process For Canada?, Alvin Esau

Dalhousie Law Journal

Law schools in Canada are engaged in increased competition with one another and significant disparities in resources and reputations have developed. The author argues that this competitive context may be a threat to the maintenance in some schools of the broader mission of the law school to teach and produce contextual and critical perspectives on law. It is suggested that Canadian law schools should cooperate with each other and that various initiatives could be taken which would help all schools. Beyond cooperation on specific projects, the authorraises the question of whetherlawschools should set up theirown national accreditation scheme. He suggests …


Teaching Interdisciplinarily: Law And Literature As Cultural Critique, Deborah Waire Post Jan 2000

Teaching Interdisciplinarily: Law And Literature As Cultural Critique, Deborah Waire Post

Scholarly Works

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Seeing Through "The Glass Ceiling": A Response To Professor Angel, Dan Subotnik Jan 2000

Seeing Through "The Glass Ceiling": A Response To Professor Angel, Dan Subotnik

Scholarly Works

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Report And Recommendations Of The Faculty Of The University Of Idaho College Of Law, John A. Miller Jan 2000

Report And Recommendations Of The Faculty Of The University Of Idaho College Of Law, John A. Miller

Articles

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Strategic Directions In Legal Education For Idaho: The Report Of A Special Panel Appointed By The President Of The University Of Idaho, Donald L. Burnett Jr. Jan 2000

Strategic Directions In Legal Education For Idaho: The Report Of A Special Panel Appointed By The President Of The University Of Idaho, Donald L. Burnett Jr.

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Are Religiously Affiliated Law Schools Obsolete In America? The View Of An Outsider Looking In, Randy Lee Jan 2000

Are Religiously Affiliated Law Schools Obsolete In America? The View Of An Outsider Looking In, Randy Lee

Randy Lee

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How Does The Dean Resemble The Islets Of Langerhans?, Donald G. Gifford Jan 2000

How Does The Dean Resemble The Islets Of Langerhans?, Donald G. Gifford

Faculty Scholarship

In this essay, I suggest an admittedly bizarre analogy between the roles played by an effective dean and the functions of an obscure component of the human body.


Integrating Spiritual Perspectives With The Law School Experience: An Essay And An Invitation, Lucia Ann Silecchia Jan 2000

Integrating Spiritual Perspectives With The Law School Experience: An Essay And An Invitation, Lucia Ann Silecchia

San Diego Law Review

This Essay will reflect on the ways in which the traditional life of law schools may be colored by a new emphasis on spirituality. 10 This Essay will not delve into an extensive theological thesis about the definition of spirituality or the practical and philosophical nuances of the spiritual life. Rather, the pages that follow are an invitation to begin a discussion of spirituality within the life of American law schools. This Essay begins with a discussion of spirituality in professional life generally. It will become apparent very quickly that there are difficulties in defining what spirituality is and in …