What do you need to find out now that you’ve gotten a tenure-track offer?

11 November 2019

Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports (By Brian Leiter) — Professor Leiter (University of Chicago Law) shares advice for law faculty candidates that have received tenure-track offers from law schools.  

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Last Leg of the Marathon

11 November 2019

Law School Academic Support Blog (By Steven Foster) — Professor Foster (Oklahoma City University Law) provides advice to law students on creating a comprehensive study plan for final exams.

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Two thoughts on the Socratic method (or whatever we call Q&A teaching)

11 November 2019

PrawfsBlawg (By Howard Wasserman) — Professor Wasserman (Florida International Law) shares his thoughts on the Socratic method.  

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Something Borrowed: Interdisciplinary Strategies for Legal Education by Deborah L. Borman & Catherine Haras

11 November 2019

Legal Skills Prof Blog (By Scott Fruewald) — The author shares a recent Journal of Legal Education article by Deborah L. Boreman (University of Arkansas Little Rock Law) and Catherine Haras, that discusses what legal education can learn from other disciplines regarding teaching and student learning styles.

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VISUAL AIDS FOR THE LAW CLASSROOM

11 November 2019

Law Teaching Blog (By Aaron Caplan) — Professor Caplan (Loyola Law) shares a series of presentations on how visual aids can be used to improve learning in the classroom.  

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July 2019 Massachusetts Bar Exam Results

11 November 2019

TaxProf Blog (By Paul Caron) — The author shares the results of the July Massachusetts Bar Exam for first-time test-takers organized by law school.  

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Stigma and Professional Identity

11 November 2019

Law School Academic Support Blog (By Marsha Griggs) — Professor Griggs (Washburn Law) discusses how law faculty can better frame bar failure as part of professional identity formation in order to better support students.

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Georgia to join majority of states that require lawyers to possess professional competence in technology use

11 November 2019

Legal Skills Prof Blog (By James B. Levy) – Professor Levy (Nova Southeastern Law) shares a recent report from the LawSites blog on the Georgia Bar voting to mandate technology competency for lawyers in its membership.

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Bye the Book

5 November 2019

Madisonian (By Michael Madison) — Professor Madison (University of Pittsburgh Law) shares his fourth post in a series about casebooks that looks at cost. He explores the reasons the current casebook system exists and how faculty and schools can help reduce the expenses passed on to students.  

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Our First 72 Hours As Pepperdine Caruso School Of Law

5 November 2019

TaxProf Blog (By Paul L. Caron) — Dean Caron (Pepperdine Law) announces the renaming of Pepperdine Law in honor of Rick Caruso’s $50 million gift. He recounts the growth of the law school and states the broad impacts this donation will have on the school’s ability to serve students.  

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