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May 17–19, 2001
St. Louis, Missouri

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  Milk and Cookies for Untenured Faculty, Selected Resources

Michael A. Gerber
Brooklyn Law School

Advice, How To...and Miscellaneous Resources Regarding Teaching and Tenure

Alexander, Peter C., Silent Screams from Within the Academy: Let My People Grow, 59 Ohio St. L.J. 1311 (1998).

Austin, Arthur, The Reliability of Citation Counts in Judgments on Promotion, Tenure, and Status, 35 Ariz. L. Rev. 829 (1993).

Becker, Susan J., Advice for the New Law Professor: A View from the Trenches, 42 J. Legal Educ. 432 (1992).

Franzese, Paula and McCaluliff, C.M.A., The Community of Law Teachers and Scholars Expands: Guideposts for New Faculty, 22 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1375 (1992).

Fuller, Lon, On Teaching Law, 3 Stan. L. Rev. 35 (1950).

Gordon III, James D., How Not to Succeed in Law School, 100 Yale L.J. 1679, 1692-94 (1991).

Greene, Linda S., From Tokenism to Emancipatory Politics: The Conferences And Meetings of Law Professors of Color, 5 Mich. J. Race & L. 161 (1999).

Hess, Gerald F. & Friedland, Steven, Techniques for Teaching Law (Carolina Academic Press 1999).

Keating, Daniel, A Comprehensive Approach to Orientation and Mentoring for New Faculty, 46 J. Legal Educ. 59 (1996).

Lansing, Robert B., The Agonies of Exam Grading, 23 Rutgers L.J. 107 (1991).

Chin, Gabriel J. & Morgan, Denise C., Breaking Into The Academy: The 1996-97 Michigan Journal of Race & Law Guide For Aspiring Law Professors, 1 Mich. J. Race & L. 551 (1996).

Muller, Eric L., A New Law Teacherís Guide to Choosing a Casebook, 45 J. Legal Educ. 557 (1995).

Prosser, William L., Lighthouse No Good, 1 J. Legal Educ. 257 (1948).

Rapoport, Nancy B. Going from "Us" to "Them" in Sixty Seconds, 31 U. Tol. L. Rev. 703 (2000). This article appeared in Symposium, Leadership in Legal Education, 31 U. Tol. L. Rev. 553 (2000). (New (and not-so-new) faculty members who wonder what deans think about and do all day will find this and other articles in the special issue interesting.)

Syverud, Kent D., Taking Students Seriously: A Guide for New Law Teachers, 43 J. Legal Educ. 247 (1993).

Ware, Leland, Symposium: The First National Meeting of the Regional People of Color Legal Scholarship Conferences: Celebrating Our Emerging Voices: People of Color Speak: People of Color in the Academy: Patterns of Discrimination in Faculty Hiring and Retention, 20 B.C. Third World L.J. 55 (2000).

Whaley, Douglas J., Teaching Law: Advice for the New Professor, 43 Ohio St. L.J. 125 (1982).

Weidner, Donald J., A Deanís Letter to New Law Faculty About Scholarship, 44 J. Legal Educ. 440 (1994).

Women of Color in Legal Academia: a Biographic And Bibliograhic Guide, 16 Harv. Women's L.J. 1 (1993).

Traditional and Non Traditional Teaching Methods

DeJarnatt, Susan L., In re MacCrate: Using Consumer Bankruptcy as a Context for Learning Advanced Legal Writing, 50 J. Legal Educ. 50 (2000).

Dominguez, David, Beyond Zero-Sum Games: Multiculturalism as Enriched Law, 44 J. Legal Educ. 175 (1994).

Dark, Okianer Christian, Incorporating Issues of Race, Gender, Class, Sexual Orientation, and Disability Into Law School Teaching, 32 Willamette L. Rev. 541 (1996).

Eyster, Mary Jo, Designing and Teaching the Large Externship Clinic, 5 Clinical L. Rev. 347 (1999).

Eyster, Mary Jo, Clinical Teaching, Ethical Negotiation, And Moral Judgment, 75 Neb. L. Rev. 752 (1996).

Friedland, Steven I., How We Teach: A Survey of Teaching Techniques in American Law Schools, 20 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1 (1996).

Fry, Patricia Brumfield, Simulating Dynamics: Using Role-Playing to Teach the Process of Bankruptcy Reorganization, 37 J. Legal Educ. 253 (1987).

Hativa, Nina, Teaching Large Classes Well: An Outsiderís View, 50 J. Legal Educ. 95 (2000).

Hess, Gerald F., Monographs on Teaching and Learning for Legal Educators, 35 Gonz. L. Rev. 63 (2000).

Jensen, Eric M., Book Review: The Empire Strikes Back: Outsiders And The Struggle Over Legal Education, by Arthur Austin, 52 Okla. L. Rev. 515 (1999).

Llewellyn, K.N., On What is Wrong with So-Called Legal Education, 35 Colum. L. Rev. 651 (1935).

Lubet, Steven, Is Legal Theory Good for Anything?, 1997 U. Ill. L. Rev. 193 (1997).

Lundwall, Mary Kay & Torres, Arturo L., Moving Beyond Langdell II: An Annotated Bibliography of Current Methods for Law Teaching, 2000 Gonz. L. Rev. 1.

Moskovitz, Myron Beyond the Case Method: Itís Time to Teach With Problems, 42 J. Legal Educ. 241 (1992).

Nivala, John, Zen and the Art of Becoming (and Being) a Lawyer, 15 U. Puget Sound L. Rev. 387 (1992).

Ogden, Gregory L., The Problem Method in Legal Education, 34 J. Legal Educ. 654 (1984).

Patterson, Dennis, Taking Commercial Law Seriously: From Jurisprudence to Pedagogy, 74 Chi. -Kent. L. Rev. 625 (1999).

Roach, Cathaleen A., A River Runs Through It: Tapping Into the Information Stream to Move Students From Isolation to Autonomy, 36 Ariz. L. Rev. 667 (1994).

Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association, Report of the Task Force on Law Schools and the Profession: Narrowing the Gap, Legal Education and Professional Development - An Educational Continuum (1992) (widely known as ďThe MacCrate ReportĒ).

Stark, Jack, Teaching Statutory Law, 44 J. Legal Educ. 579 (1994).

Symposium, Legal Education, 91 Mich. L. Rev. 1921 (1993).

Teich, Paul F. How Effective is the Computer-Assisted Instruction? An Evaluation for Legal Educators, 41 J. Legal Educ. 489 (1991).

Torres, Arturo L., MacCrate Goes to Law School: An Annotated Bibliography of Methods for Teaching Lawyering Skills in the Classroom, 77 Neb. L. Rev. 132 (1998).

Wangerin, Paul T., Teaching and Learning in Law School: An "Alternative" Bookshelf for Law School Teachers, 1994 Gonz. L. Rev. 49.

Wildman, Stephanie, M., The Question of Silence: Techniques to Ensure Full Class Participation, 38 J. Legal Educ. 147 (1988).

Woodhouse, Barbara B., Midwifery: Bringing Theory, Doctrine and Practice to Life, 91 Mich. L. Rev. 1977 (1993).

Scholarship in General

Beazley, Mary Beth & Edwards, Linda H., The Process and the Product: A Bibliography of Scholarship About Legal Scholarship, 49 Mercer L. Rev. 741 (1998) .

Cullen, Colleen M. & Kalberg, S. Randall, Chicago-Kent Law Review Faculty Scholarship Survey, 70 Chi.-Kent. L. Rev. 1445 (1995).

Farnsworth, Ward, Talking out of School: Notes on the Transmission of Intellectual Capital from the Legal Academy to Public Tribunals, 81 B.U. L. Rev. (2001).

Gregory, David L., The Assault on Scholarship, 32 Wm. and Mary L. Rev. 993 (1991).

Heifetz, Stephen, R., Efficient Matching: Reforming the Market for Law Review Articles, 5 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 629 (1997).

Hughes, Lynn N., Neo-Scholasticism: Technique, Purpose, And Law Reviews, 37 Hous. L. Rev. 321 (2000).

Korobkin, Russel, Symposium: Ranking Journals: Some Thoughts on Theory and Methodology, 26 Fla. St. U.L. Rev. 851 (1999).

Landes, William M., Interpreting Legal Citations: A Symposium Sponsored by the West Group, 29 J. Legal Stud. 317 (2000).

Lasson, Kenneth, Commentary: Scholarship Amok: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure, 103 Harv. L. Rev. 926 (1990).

Martin, Peter W., How New Information Technologies Will Change the Way Law Professors Do and Distribute Scholarship, 83 Law Libr. J. 633 (1991).

Rier, David A., The Future of Legal Scholarship And Scholarly Communication: Publication in the Age of Cyberspace, 30 Akron L. Rev. 183 (1996).

Scordato, Marin Roger, The Dualist Model of Legal Education and Scholarship, 40 Am. U. L. Rev. 367 (1990).

Sirico, Jr., Louis J., The Citing of Law Reviews by the Supreme Court: 1971-1999, 75 Ind. L.J. 1009 (2000).

Skeel, Jr., David A., Public Choice and the Future of Public-Choice-Influenced Legal Scholarship, 50 Vand. L. Rev. 647 (1997).

Symposium: Critical Race Perspectives For The New Millennium-Second Annual Northeastern People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, 31 New Eng. L. Rev. 709 (1997).

Symposium: Trends in Legal Citations and Scholarship: Judges and Scholars: Do Courts and Scholarly Journals Cite the Same Law Review Articles?, 71 Chi.- Kent. L. Rev. 871 (1996).

Zimmermann, Reinhard, Law Reviews: A Foray Through a Strange World, 47 Emory L.J. 659 (1998).

Websites of Interest

(website of the American Bankruptcy Institute)

(website of the Commercial Law League of America)

www.lexmercatoria.com (full text of international conventions and treaties)

www.law.upenn.edu/bll/ulc/ulc_frame.htm (The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws Drafts of Uniform and Model Acts Official Site)

www.bankruptcydata.com/BankruptcyDataNews.htm (daily reports about new and pending cases)

www.jurist.law.pitt.edu (website of the Legal Education Network)

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