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Dean's Desk: New Wintersession Offers Learning, Networking Opportunities, Austen L. Parrish Nov 2015

Dean's Desk: New Wintersession Offers Learning, Networking Opportunities, Austen L. Parrish

Austen Parrish (2014-2022)

No abstract provided.


Dean's Desk: Legal Clinics Cultivate Essential Lawyering Skills, Andrea Lyon Nov 2015

Dean's Desk: Legal Clinics Cultivate Essential Lawyering Skills, Andrea Lyon

Andrea D. Lyon

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Where Tradition Meets Innovation: Providing A Practice-Oriented Curriculum, Andrea Lyon Nov 2015

Where Tradition Meets Innovation: Providing A Practice-Oriented Curriculum, Andrea Lyon

Andrea D. Lyon

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Where Tradition Meets Innovation: Providing A Practice-Oriented Curriculum, Andrea Lyon Oct 2015

Where Tradition Meets Innovation: Providing A Practice-Oriented Curriculum, Andrea Lyon

Law Faculty Publications

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Virginia Bar Exam, July 2015, Section 2 Jul 2015

Virginia Bar Exam, July 2015, Section 2

Virginia Bar Exam Archive

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Virginia Bar Exam, July 2015, Section 1 Jul 2015

Virginia Bar Exam, July 2015, Section 1

Virginia Bar Exam Archive

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Virginia Bar Exam, February 2015, Section 1 Feb 2015

Virginia Bar Exam, February 2015, Section 1

Virginia Bar Exam Archive

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Virginia Bar Exam, February 2015, Section 2 Feb 2015

Virginia Bar Exam, February 2015, Section 2

Virginia Bar Exam Archive

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Diversity As A Law School Survival Strategy, Aaron N. Taylor Jan 2015

Diversity As A Law School Survival Strategy, Aaron N. Taylor

Saint Louis University Law Journal

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Redefining Attention (And Revamping The Legal Profession?) For The Digital Generation, Lauren A. Newell Jan 2015

Redefining Attention (And Revamping The Legal Profession?) For The Digital Generation, Lauren A. Newell

Law Faculty Scholarship

With computers, text messages, Facebook, cell phones, smartphones, tablets, iPods, and other information and communication technologies (“ICTs”) constantly competing for our attention, we live in an age of perpetual distraction. Educators have long speculated that constant exposure to ICTs is eroding our ability to stay focused, and recent research supports these speculations. This raises particularly troubling implications for the practice of law, in which being able to pay sustained attention to the task at hand is crucial.

Research also indicates that the brains of today’s young people, the “Digital Generation,” may function differently than the brains of their elders because …


The Role Of The Dean In Ensuring A Sustainable Law School: Everything Comes Down To What I Learned In Land Use Planning And Sustainable Development Law, Patricia E. Salkin Jan 2015

The Role Of The Dean In Ensuring A Sustainable Law School: Everything Comes Down To What I Learned In Land Use Planning And Sustainable Development Law, Patricia E. Salkin

Scholarly Works

This article offers advice for anyone preparing to interview for a deanship - go back to what you are passionate about to really express how you might approach serving as a law dean. In this case, the passion centers on the subject of land use planning and sustainable development law. When interviewing for the position of dean of a law school, Academics who rise through the ranks to a deanship have a background in legal scholarship that often marries theory and practice. Faculty spend countless hours, even years, developing theories and concepts to advance the law in a particular discipline. …


Law School Deans And The “New Normal.", Peter C. Alexander Jan 2015

Law School Deans And The “New Normal.", Peter C. Alexander

Faculty Scholarship

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Law School Based Incubators And Access To Justice Perspectives From Deans, Patricia Salkin, Ellen Y. Suni, Niels Schaumann, Mary Lu Bilek Jan 2015

Law School Based Incubators And Access To Justice Perspectives From Deans, Patricia Salkin, Ellen Y. Suni, Niels Schaumann, Mary Lu Bilek

Faculty Works

At the end of February 2015, law professors, law deans, incubator staff and attorneys, and self-selected others gathered at California Western School of Law for the Second Annual Conference on Law School Incubators and Residency Programs. The incubators that are the subject of this article tend to focus on transition to law practice and access to justice, and some are also working to incorporate technology for the practice of law as a means of enhancing access to justice. As more law schools decide to host, sponsor or offer an incubator, and following our panel discussion at the February 2015 incubator …