Reminder: Open Source Book on Professional Identity Training for Law Faculty and Administrators

May 30, 2022

Legal Skills Prof Blog (by Scott Fruehwald)  — The author shares a new book by Neil Hamilton (St. Thomas Law) and Louis Bilionis (University of Cincinnati Law) on teaching professional identity to law students.

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The Legacies Of Law Professors

May 30, 2022

Above the Law (by LawProfBlawg) — Anonymous law professor “LawProfBlawg” reflects on the death of colleagues and appreciating people while they are with us.

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Call for Proposals for the Fourth Annual Equality Law Scholars’ Forum

May 30, 2022

The Faculty Lounge (by Ediberto Roman) — Professor Roman (Florida International University Law) shares a call for papers for the Equality Law Scholars’ Forum at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Conference is November 4-5 with paper abstracts due on June 10.

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Lawsky Entry Level Hiring Report 2022

May 16, 2022

PrawfsBlawg (by Sarah Lawsky) — Professor Lawsky (Northwestern Law) shares the results from her law faculty entry level hiring report for spring 2022. 

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What happens if the ABA ends the requirement that law schools have an admissions test? Maybe less than you think

May 16, 2022

Excess of Democracy (by Derek T. Muller) — Professor Muller (University of Iowa Law) shares potential outcomes if the ABA ends the requirement for law schools to use a valid and reliable admissions test for incoming students.  

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The ABA Should Be Required To Disclose Law School Accreditation Information

May 16, 2022

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares a Loyola University Chicago Consumer Law Review article by Henry Webb (Palm Beach Atlantic University), Patrick Baker (University of Tennessee Law), and Kaleb Byars (student, University of Tennessee Law) arguing that the ABA should be required to disclose information related to the law school accreditation process.….

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CFP: Gender & Law Emerging Scholar Award

May 16, 2022

The Faculty Lounge (by Bridget Crawford) — Professor Crawford (Pace Law) shares eligibility and submission requirements for the 2022 Pace Law Gender and the Law Emerging Scholar Award. 

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Per student value of law school endowments

May 16, 2022

Best Practices for Legal Education (by Melanie Daily) — Professor Daily (University of Kansas Law) shares an article by Robert Kuehn (Washington University in St. Louis Law) analyzing data to establish the economic impact of law school clinics’ pro bono service on their communities. 

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Law Students Left Behind: Law School’s Role In Remedying The Devastating Effects Of Federal Education Policy

May 16, 2022

TaxProf Blog (by Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares a Minnesota Law Review article by Sandra Simpson (Gonzaga Law) detailing how law schools can help build the critical thinking skills that students did not receive in K-12 education. 

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“Teaching” Professional Identity: A New Book for Administrators and Professors

May 9, 2022

(Legal Skills Prof Blog) — The author shares information on a recently released book by Neil W. Hamilton (St. Thomas University Law) and Louis D. Bilionis (University of Cincinnati Law) that helps legal educators comply with the new ABA standard that professional identity training be included in law school curriculum.

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