COVID-19 and Law Teaching: Developing Asynchronous Online Courses for Law Students

1 June 2020

(TaxProf Blog) by Paul Caron – Dean Paul Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares an article posted on SSRN from Yvonne Dutton and Seema Mohapatra (Indiana University McKinney Law) that provides guidance to faculty on designing and delivering online courses.

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“Take-Aways” from Day 1 of Drexel Conference

1 June 2020

Best Practices for Legal Education) by Mary A. Lynch – Professor Lynch (Albany Law) shares insights from the first day of the Leaning into Uncertainty: Ensuring Quality Legal Education During Coronavirus virtual conference hosted by Drexel Law.

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Some tentative suggestions for safely restarting in-person teaching at universities

1 June 2020

(The Volokh Conspiracy) by Ilya Somin – Professor Somin (George Mason Law) offers tips to faculty returning to teach in-person classes this fall.

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The Empty Threat of 2Ls and 3Ls transferring to receive in-person instruction

1 June 2020

(The Volokh Conspiracy) by Josh Blackman – Professor Blackman (South Texas Law) analyzes the likelihood of law students transferring schools to receive in-person instruction this fall if their school remains online only.

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Emergency Remote Teaching? Meet True Distance Learning

1 June 2020

(AltJD) by Christopher Corts – Professor Corts (University of Richmond Law) discusses the emergency conversion of law school classes online in March. For classes that remain online in the fall, he argues that there is an opportunity to create a rich online learning experience with time and planning.

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The 2020 Nevada bar exam looks to an old exam format with a new twist

1 June 2020

(Excess of Democracy) by Derek T. Muller – Professor Muller (Pepperdine Law) analyzes how the July bar exam is being administered in Nevada.

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A Law Students’ Bill of Rights

1 June 2020

(Alt JD) by Cat Moon – Professor Moon (Vanderbilt Law) explores a potential law student bill of rights that details what students should be getting from their law school experience.

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Entry-Level Hiring—JD School Total and Over

1 June 2020

(PrawfsBlawg) by Sarah Lawsky – Professor Lawsky (Northwestern Law) looks at entry level faculty hiring by professor’s law degree (JD) from 2011-19.

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Visualizing legal employment outcomes in Florida in 2019

1 June 2020

(Excess of Democracy) by Derek T. Muller  –Professor Muller (Pepperdine Law) shares a visualization of legal employment outcomes for Florida’s 2019 law school graduates.

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New Resource! Confronting Structural Violence: Law Teaching Guides

1 June 2020

(The Faculty Lounge) by Steve Lubet – Professor Lubet (Northwestern Law) shares the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights’ teaching guide on confronting structural violence.

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