LSAC: Understanding And Interpreting Law School Enrollment — Focus on Race and Ethnicity

15 June 2021

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares a report from the Law School Admission Council on how they assist law school recruitment efforts by providing a data snapshot of prospective students in the pipeline.

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A Look into the Most Difficult Law School Admissions Cycle We Have Ever Seen

15 June 2021

Spivey Consulting (By Mike Spivey) — The author provides an analysis of the 2020 law school admissions cycle and discusses the implications it has for this fall.

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Formation Without Identity: Avoiding a Wrong Turn in the Professionalism Movement

15 June 2021

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares an excerpt from a UMKC Law Review article by Eli Wald (Denver Law) that provides blueprint for including professional identity formation in the law school curriculum.

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Feeling And Thinking Like A Lawyer: Cognition, Emotion, And The Practice And Progress Of Law

15 June 2021

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares a Fordham Law Review article by Professor Susan A. Bande (DePaul Law) that outlines the harmful consequences of trying to eliminate emotion in the practice of law.

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AALS Annual Meeting Call for Papers: New Voices in Taxation

15 June 2021

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares a call for papers from the AALS Section on Taxation for their works-in-progress session at the 2022 AALS Annual Meeting. The deadline for submissions is August 13, 2021.

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Writing Competition (Professional Responsibility)

15 June 2021

Indisputably (By Michael Moffitt) — Professor Moffitt (University of Oregon Law) shares a call for article submissions from the AALS Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution for the Fred C. Zacharias Memorial Prize. The award recognizes outstanding scholarship in professional responsibility published in 2021 and the winner will be recognized at the 2022 AALS Annual Meeting….

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Notice and Comment on ABA Proposed Racism Training Requirement

3 June 2021

Legal Skills Prof Blog — The Council for the ABA Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar has published a proposed requirement for racism training in law schools and is requesting comments on the new standard.

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Deregulation And The ‘Gig Academy’

3 June 2021

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares an excerpt from an article “Deregulation and the ‘Gig Academy’” by Professor Karen Halverson (UIC Law), which looks at the increasing use of adjunct professors to teach college classes and the impact that this has on legal education.

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Professional Identity Formation, Leadership and Exploration of Self

3 June 2021

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares an excerpt from an article published in the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, “Professional Identity Formation, Leadership and Exploration of Self,” by Mary Walsh Fitzpatrick (Albany Law) and Rosemary Queenan (Albany Law). The article explores leadership principles such as ethical decision making and emotional….

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