More memory advice for the bar exam

25 June 2020

Law School Academic Support Blog (By Melissa Hale) — Professor Hale (Loyola Chicago Law) shares additional advice on how students can improve their memory while preparing for the bar exam.

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Why good advice on legal academia is hard to get

25 June 2020

Summary, Judgement (By Adam Chilton) — Professor Chilton (University of Chicago Law) reflects on the advice found in the book Good Work If You Can Get It: How to Succeed in Academia.

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But not all law professors’ jobs are the same

25 June 2020

Summary, Judgement (By William Baude) — Professor Baude (University of Chicago Law) shares his perspective on student motivations on joining the legal academy in response to Professor Adam Chilton’s post on how faculty positions differ across institutions.

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Why the ‘Ought’ intersects with the ‘Is’ so quickly in law school teaching job advice

25 June 2020

PrawfsBlawg (By Paul Horowitz) — Professor Horowitz (University of Alabama Law) analyzes the advice provided by Professor Chilton (University of Chicago Law) on the Summary, Judgement blog.

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How to spend your time in law school if you want to be a law professor

25 June 2020

Summary, Judgement (By Adam Chilton) — Professor Chilton (University of Chicago Law) shares tips on how law students can best prepare for a career as a law professor while in law school.

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What to do in law school if you want to be a law professor one day

25 June 2020

Summary, Judgement) by William Baude) — Professor Baude (University of Chicago Law) shares steps law students can take to become law professors, including writing and networking with professors while in school.

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Scaling Langdell’s Wall

25 June 2020

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares professor William S. Bailey’s (University of Washington Law) article about his path to the legal academy, and how he thinks law schools can better prepare students who are interested in becoming law professors.

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Integrated Learning, Integrated Faculty

25 June 2020

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares an article from professor Rachel S. Arnow-Richman (University of Florida Law) in the Temple Law Review that analyzes the hierarchical nature of the legal academy where tenured faculty enjoy higher compensation and other privileges, while contract faculty tend to work in more intensive skilled classes for….

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Get Yer Syllabi Here

25 June 2020

Indisputably (By John Lande) — Professor Lande (University of Missouri Law) shares the collection of syllabi from the Dispute Resolution Resources for Legal Education website.

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The Power of a Positive Tweet by a Dean

25 June 2020

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) shares an article from professor Patricia Grande Montana (St. John’s Law) on the importance of law deans sharing and emphasizing the work of their faculty on social media, which in turn, garners said faculty greater visibility and respect in their field.

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