Thoughts on Malcolm Gladwell’s Recent Podcast on the LSAT

17 July 2019

(The Volokh Conspiracy) By Orin S. Kerr Professor Kerr (UC Berkeley Law) discusses Malcolm Gladwell’s recent podcast on the LSAT and critiques some of the arguments made during the Revisionist History episode.  

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Call for Submissions: Integrating Doctrine and Diversity

17 July 2019

(The Faculty Lounge) By Bridget Crawford Professor Crawford (Pace Law) shares a “call for contributions” for a new book on inclusion and equity in law school classrooms.  

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Why Law Professors Cannot Rely on Citation Counts

17 July 2019

(Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports) By Michael Simkovic Professor Simkovic (USC Gould Law) argues that citation counts on law articles do not necessarily reflect the quality of the article.  

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How Law Schools Are Addressing Law Student Well-Being

17 July 2019

(Best Practices for Legal Education) By Paula Schaefer Professor Schaefer (University of Tennessee Law) links to student well-being focused programs at several law schools.   

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Summary of Lawrence Krieger’s Booklet about Rigors of Legal Education and Law Practice

17 July 2019

(TaxProf Blog) By Paul Caron Announcement and summary of Lawrence S. Krieger’s (Florida State University Law) booklet containing advice for students on how to manage the rigors of legal education and law practice. 

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Schedule of Law School Hiring 2020

17 July 2019

(PrawfsBlawg) By Sarah Lawsky Professor Lawsky (Northwestern Law) provides an approximate schedule of the faculty hiring process for this year at the AALS Faculty Recruitment Conference. 

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Interview with Columbia Law Professor Michael Heller

17 July 2019

(PrawfsBlawg) By Jessica Erickson Professor Erickson’s next interview in her blog series with VAP and fellowship directors. Michael Heller, the Lawrence A. Wien Professor of Real Estate Law, oversees the Associates-in-Law Program at Columbia Law School.    

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Interview with Stanford Law Professor Jeanne Merino

17 July 2019

(PrawfsBlawg) By Jessica Erickson Professor Erickson (Richmond Law), chair of AALS Committee on Becoming a Law Teacher, continues her blog series interviewing VAP and fellowship directors.  Jeanne Merino, Director of the First-Year Legal Research and Writing Program, oversees the fellows in Stanford Law School’s Thomas C. Grey Fellowship for Legal Research and Writing.  

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Will Probably Be Retroactively Eliminated

17 July 2019

(TaxProf Blog) By Paul Caron Professor Caron (Pepperdine Law) posts an abstract and link to Gregory S. Crespi’s (SMU Dedman Law) recent Connecticut Law Review article on predicting the future of the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.    

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Podcast: Job search tips for law students

15 July 2019

JDSUPRA — In this episode, Law School Toolbox talks with ex-BigLaw recruiter, Sadie Jones, about some of the most common issues and questions they see in the law student job search.

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