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Legal Education Reform: Journal Articles

Farida Ali, Globalizing the U.S. Law School Curriculum: How Should Legal Educators Respond?, 41 Int'l J. Legal Info. 249 (2013).

Larry Catá Backer, Parallel Tracks? Internationalizing the American Law School Curriculum in Light of the Principles in the Carnegie Foundation's 'Educating Lawyers', (Mar. 8, 2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1104098 (published as Ch. 5 Internationalizing the American Law School Curriculum (in Light of the Carnegie Foundation's Report), in The Internationalization of Law and Legal Education, 49 (J. Klabbers and M. Sellers, eds., 2008)).

Christine Cerniglia Brown, Is Experiential Education Simply A Trend in Law School or Is It Time for Legal Education to Take Flight?, Fed. Law., Aug. 2013, at 42.

Jill Schachner Chanen, Re-engineering the J.D., 93 A.B.A. J. 42 (Jul. 2007), available at http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/re_engineering_the_jd.

Leah M. Christensen, The Power of Skills Training: A Study of Lawyering Skills Grades as the Strongest Predictor of Law School Success (or in Other Words, it's Time for Legal Education to Get Serious About Skills Training if We Care About How Our Students Learn), 83 St. John's L. Rev. 795 (2009), available at http://scholarship.law.stjohns.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1054&context=lawreview.

George Critchlow, Kim Kardashian and Honey Boo Boo: Models for Law School Success (or Not), 45 Conn. L. Rev. 1319 (2013), available at http://connecticutlawreview.org/files/2013/07/11-Critchlow.pdf.

Jason M. Dolin & Michael Distelhorst, Clinical Experience Essential Part of Legal Education ("Mending Legal Education" series), Ohio Law., May/June 2008, at 10, available at http://www.scbar.org/public/pdf/mendinglegaled.pdf.

Jessica Dopierala, Note: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: Why Are Students Falling Off the Bridge and What Are Law Schools Doing to Catch Them?, 85 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 429 (2008).

Barbara Glessner Fines, Teaching Empathy Through Simulation Exercises: A Guide and Sample Problem Set, (Nov. 19, 2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1304261.

Larry O. Natt Gantt, Deconstructing Thinking Like a Lawyer: Analyzing the Cognitive Components of the Analytical Mind, 29 Campbell L. Rev. 413 (2006-2007), available at http://scholarship.law.campbell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1451&context=clr.

Robert Hornstein, The Role and Value of A Shadow Program in the Law School Curriculum, 31 Miss. C. L. Rev. 405 (2013), available at http://law.mc.edu/index.php/download_file/view/1740/.

Beverly Petersen Jennison, Beyond Langdell: Innovating in Legal Education, 62 Cath. U. L. Rev. 643 (2013), available at http://scholarship.law.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1049&context=lawreview.

Lucille A. Jewel, Tales of A Fourth Tier Nothing, A Response to Brian Tamanaha's Failing Law Schools, 38 J. Legal Prof. 125 (2013)

Stephen M. Johnson, Teaching for Tomorrow: Utilizing Technology to Implement the Reforms of Maccrate, Carnegie, and Best Practices, 92 Neb. L. Rev. 46 (2013), available at http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1198&context=nlr.

Ruth Jones, Assessment and Legal Education: What Is Assessment, and What the *# Does It Have to Do with the Challenges Facing Legal Education?, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 85 (2013), available at http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Documents/Publications/45_03_Jones_ver_02_10-14-13_FINAL.pdf.

Peter A. Joy & Robert R. Kuehn, The Evolution of ABA Standards for Clinical Faculty, 75 Tenn. L. Rev. 183 (2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1144343.

Sally Kane, Education Innovation: Schools Are Now Training Students to Practice Like Lawyers, Not Just to Think Like Them, 37 Student Law. 19 (Sept., 2008)

Harriet M. Katz, Evaluating the Skills Curriculum: Challenges and Opportunities for Law School, 59 Mercer L. Rev. 909 (2008), available at http://www2.law.mercer.edu/lawreview/getfile.cfm?file=59301.pdf.

Martin J. Katz, Facilitating Better Law Teaching-Now, 62 Emory L.J. 823 (2013), available at http://law.emory.edu/elj/_documents/volumes/62/4/contents/katz_m.pdf.

Katherine R. Kruse, Legal Education and Professional Skills: Myths and Misconceptions About Theory and Practice, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 7 (2013), available at http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Documents/Publications/45_01_Kruse_ver_01_6-18-13_FINAL.pdf.

John Lande, Reforming Legal Education to Prepare Law Students Optimally for Real-World Practice, 2013 J. Disp. Resol. 1 (2013), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2214989.

Rogelio Lasso, Is Our Students Learning?: Using Assessments to Measure and Improve Law School Learning, (Jan. 14, 2009), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1327904.

James R. Maxeiner, Educating Lawyers Now and Then: Two Carnegie Critiques of the Common Law and the Case Method, 35 Int'l J. Legal Info. 1 (2007), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1151529.

Nelson P. Miller, An Apprenticeship of Professional Identity: A Paradigm for Educating Lawyers, 87 Mich. B.J. 20 (2008), available at http://www.michbar.org/journal/pdf/pdf4article1308.pdf.

James E. Moliterno, A Way Forward for an Ailing Legal Education Model, 17 Chap. L. Rev. 73 (2013), available at http://www.chapmanlawreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/17-Chap.-L.-Rev.-73.pdf.

Patricia Grande Montana, Lessons from the Carnegie and Best Practices Reports: A Look at the Street Law Program as a Model for Teaching Professional Skills, 11 T.M. Cooley J. Prac. & Clinical L. 97 (2009), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1288065.

David M. Moss, Tethered to Tradition: Toward an Innovative Model for Legal Education, 17 Chap. L. Rev. 1 (2013), available at http://www.chapmanlawreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/17-Chap.-L.-Rev.-1.pdf.

David M. Moss, The Hidden Curriculum of Legal Education: Toward A Holistic Model for Reform, 2013 J. Disp. Resol. 19 (2013).

Michael A. Olivas, 58,000 Minutes: An Essay on Law Majors and Emerging Proposals for the Third Year of Law Study, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 115 (2013), available at http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Documents/Publications/45_05_Olivas_ver_02_8-22-13_CLEAN-%20Final.pdf.

Michele R. Pistone & John J. Hoeffner, No Path but One: Law School Survival in an Age of Disruptive Technology, 59 Wayne L. Rev. 193 (2013), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2419451.

Nancy H. Rogers, The Carnegie Report: A Role for the Legal Profession ("Mending Legal Education" series), Ohio Law., May/June 2008, at 16, available at http://www.scbar.org/public/pdf/mendinglegaled.pdf.

Edward L. Rubin, Should Law Schools Support Faculty Research?, 17 J. Contemp. Legal Issues 139 (2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1161273.

Edward L. Rubin, What's Wrong with Langdell's Method, and What to Do About It, 60 Vand. L. Rev. 609 (2007).

Michael Hunter Schwartz, Humanizing Legal Education: An Introduction to a Symposium Whose Time Came, 47 Washburn L.J. 235 (2008), available at http://contentdm.washburnlaw.edu/cdm/ref/collection/wlj/id/5652.

Kennon M. Sheldon & Lawrence S. Krieger, Understanding the Negative Effects of Legal Education on Law Students: A Longitudinal Test of Self-Determination Theory, 33 Personality & Soc. Psychol. Bull. 883 (2007), available at www.selfdeterminationtheory.org/SDT/documents/2007_SheldonKrieger_PSPB.pdf.

John O. Sonsteng et al., A Legal Education Renaissance: a Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century, 34 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 303 (2007), available at http://web.wmitchell.edu/law-review/wp-content/uploads/Volume34/documents/9.Sonsteng.pdf.

See also A Legal Education Renaissance: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-first Century: The History and Status of Legal Education (Vandeplas Pub. 2008).

Deanell Reece Tacha, The Lawyer of the Future, 40 Pepp. L. Rev. 337 (2013), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2230595.

David Thomson, Law School 2.0, University of Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-27 (2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1162928.

See also Law School 2.0: Legal Education for a Digital Age (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender 2009).

Karen Tokarz, Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, Peggy Maisel & Robert F. Seibel, Legal Education at A Crossroads: Innovation, Integration, and Pluralism Required!, 43 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 11 (2013), available at http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1782&context=law_journal_law_policy.

Cara Cunningham Warren, Achieving the ABA's Pedagogy Mandate Empowerment in the Midst of a Perfect Storm, Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. (forthcoming 2015), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2477475.

Judith Welch Wegner, Cornerstones, Curb Cuts, and Legal Education Reform, 2013 J. Disp. Resol. 33 (2013).

David Yellen, The Impact of Rankings and Rules on Legal Education Reform, 45 Conn. L. Rev. 1389 (2013), available at http://connecticutlawreview.org/files/2013/07/13-Yellen.pdf.




Farida Ali, Globalizing the U.S. Law School Curriculum: How Should Legal Educators Respond?, 41 Int'l J. Legal Info. 249 (2013).

Larry Catá Backer, Parallel Tracks? Internationalizing the American Law School Curriculum in Light of the Principles in the Carnegie Foundation's 'Educating Lawyers', (Mar. 8, 2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1104098 (published as Ch. 5 Internationalizing the American Law School Curriculum (in Light of the Carnegie Foundation's Report), in The Internationalization of Law and Legal Education, 49 (J. Klabbers and M. Sellers, eds., 2008)).

Christine Cerniglia Brown, Is Experiential Education Simply A Trend in Law School or Is It Time for Legal Education to Take Flight?, Fed. Law., August 2013, at 42, 42-43

Jill Schachner Chanen, Re-engineering the J.D., 93 American Bar Association Journal 42 (Jul. 2007), available at http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/re_engineering_the_jd.

Leah M. Christensen, The Power of Skills Training: A Study of Lawyering Skills Grades as the Strongest Predictor of Law School Success (or in Other Words, it's Time for Legal Education to Get Serious About Skills Training if We Care About How Our Students Learn), 83 St. John's Law Review, 795 (2009), available at http://scholarship.law.stjohns.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1054&context=lawreview.

George Critchlow, Kim Kardashian and Honey Boo Boo: Models for Law School Success (or Not), 45 Conn. L. Rev. 1319 (2013), available at http://connecticutlawreview.org/files/2013/07/11-Critchlow.pdf

Jason M. Dolin & Michael Distelhorst Clinical Experience Essential Part of Legal Education ("Mending Legal Education" series), Ohio Lawyer (May/June 2008), available at http://www.scbar.org/public/pdf/mendinglegaled.pdf

Jessica Dopierala, Note: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: Why Are Students Falling Off the Bridge and What Are Law Schools Doing to Catch Them?, 85 University of Detroit Mercy Law Review 429 (2008).

Larry O. Natt Gantt, Deconstructing Thinking Like a Lawyer: Analyzing the Cognitive Components of the Analytical Mind, 29 Campbell Law Review 413 (2006-2007), available at http://scholarship.law.campbell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1451&context=clr

Barbara Glessner Fines, Teaching Empathy Through Simulation Exercises: A Guide and Sample Problem Set, (Nov. 19, 2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1304261

Robert Hornstein, The Role and Value of A Shadow Program in the Law School Curriculum, 31 Miss. C. L. Rev. 405, 405-07 (2013) http://law.mc.edu/index.php/download_file/view/1740/

 

Beverly Petersen Jennison, Beyond Langdell: Innovating in Legal Education, 62 Cath. U. L. Rev. 643, 643-46 (2013), available at http://scholarship.law.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1049&context=lawreview

 

Lucille A. Jewel, Tales of A Fourth Tier Nothing, A Response to Brian Tamanaha's Failing Law Schools, 38 J. Legal Prof. 125, 125-26 (2013)

 

Stephen M. Johnson, Teaching for Tomorrow: Utilizing Technology to Implement the Reforms of Maccrate, Carnegie, and Best Practices, 92 Neb. L. Rev. 46, 47-48 (2013) http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1198&context=nlr

Ruth Jones, Assessment and Legal Education: What Is Assessment, and What the *# Does It Have to Do with the Challenges Facing Legal Education?, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 85, 86-87 (2013) http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Documents/Publications/45_03_Jones_ver_02_10-14-13_FINAL.pdf

 

Peter A. Joy & Robert R. Kuehn The Evolution of ABA Standards for Clinical Faculty, 75 Tennessee Law Review 183 (2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1144343

Sally Kane, Education Innovation: Schools Are Now Training Students to Practice Like Lawyers, Not Just to Think Like Them, 37 Student Lawyer 19 (Sept., 2008)

Harriet M. Katz, Evaluating the Skills Curriculum: Challenges and Opportunities for Law School, 59 Mercer Law Review 909 (2008), available at http://www2.law.mercer.edu/lawreview/getfile.cfm?file=59301.pdf

Martin J. Katz, Facilitating Better Law Teaching-Now, 62 Emory L.J. 823, 823-25 (2013) http://law.emory.edu/elj/_documents/volumes/62/4/contents/katz_m.pdf

 

Katherine R. Kruse, Legal Education and Professional Skills: Myths and Misconceptions About Theory and Practice, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 7, 8 (2013) http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Documents/Publications/45_01_Kruse_ver_01_6-18-13_FINAL.pdf

 

John Lande, Reforming Legal Education to Prepare Law Students Optimally for Real-World Practice, 2013 J. Disp. Resol. 1 (2013), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2214989

Rogelio Lasso, Is Our Students Learning?: Using Assessments to Measure and Improve Law School Learning, (Jan. 14, 2009), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1327904

James R. Maxeiner, Educating Lawyers Now and Then: Two Carnegie Critiques of the Common Law and the Case Method, 35 International Journal of Legal Information 1 (2007), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1151529

Nelson P. Miller, An Apprenticeship of Professional Identity: A Paradigm for Educating Lawyers, 87 Michigan Bar Journal 20 (2008), available at http://www.michbar.org/journal/pdf/pdf4article1308.pdf

James E. Moliterno, A Way Forward for an Ailing Legal Education Model, 17 Chap. L. Rev. 73, 73-74 (2013) http://www.chapmanlawreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/17-Chap.-L.-Rev.-73.pdf

 

Patricia Grande Montana, Lessons from the Carnegie and Best Practices Reports: A Look at the Street Law Program as a Model for Teaching Professional Skills, 11 Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law 97 (2009), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1288065

David M. Moss, Tethered to Tradition: Toward an Innovative Model for Legal Education, 17 Chap. L. Rev. 1, 1-3 (2013) http://www.chapmanlawreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/17-Chap.-L.-Rev.-1.pdf

 

David M. Moss, The Hidden Curriculum of Legal Education: Toward A Holistic Model for Reform, 2013 J. Disp. Resol. 19, 19-21 (2013)

 

Michael A. Olivas, 58,000 Minutes: An Essay on Law Majors and Emerging Proposals for the Third Year of Law Study, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 115, 115-16 (2013) http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Documents/Publications/45_05_Olivas_ver_02_8-22-13_CLEAN-%20Final.pdf

 

Michele R. Pistone & John J. Hoeffner, No Path but One: Law School Survival in an Age of Disruptive Technology, 59 Wayne L. Rev. 193, 194-95 (2013), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2419451

 

Nancy H. Rogers, The Carnegie Report: A Role for the Legal Profession ("Mending Legal Education" series), Ohio Lawyer (May/June 2008), available at http://www.scbar.org/public/pdf/mendinglegaled.pdf

Edward L. Rubin, Should Law Schools Support Faculty Research?, 17 Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues 139 (2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1161273

Edward L. Rubin, What's Wrong with Langdell's Method, and What to Do About It, 60 Vanderbilt Law Review 609 (2007).

Michael Hunter Schwartz, Humanizing Legal Education: An Introduction to a Symposium Whose Time Came, 47 Washburn Law Journal 235 (2008), available at http://contentdm.washburnlaw.edu/cdm/ref/collection/wlj/id/5652

Kennon M. Sheldon & Lawrence S. Krieger Understanding the Negative Effects of Legal Education on Law Students: A Longitudinal Test of Self-Determination Theory, 33 Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 883 (2007), available at www.selfdeterminationtheory.org/SDT/documents/2007_SheldonKrieger_PSPB.pdf

John O. Sonsteng et al., A Legal Education Renaissance: a Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century, 34 William Mitchell Law Review 303 (2007), available at http://web.wmitchell.edu/law-review/wp-content/uploads/Volume34/documents/9.Sonsteng.pdf

see also A Legal Education Renaissance: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-first Century: The History and Status of Legal Education (Vandeplas Pub. 2008).

Deanell Reece Tacha, The Lawyer of the Future, 40 Pepp. L. Rev. 337, 337-38 (2013), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2230595

David Thomson, Law School 2.0, University of Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-27 (2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1162928

see also Law School 2.0: Legal Education for a Digital Age (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender 2009).

Karen Tokarz & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, Peggy Maisel, Robert F. Seibel, Legal Education at A Crossroads: Innovation, Integration, and Pluralism Required!, 43 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 11, 11-19 (2013) http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1782&context=law_journal_law_policy

 

Cara Cunningham Warren, Achieving the ABA's Pedagogy Mandate Empowerment in the Midst of a Perfect Storm, Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal (forthcoming 2015), available at

 http://ssrn.com/abstract=2477475

 

Judith Welch Wegner, Cornerstones, Curb Cuts, and Legal Education Reform, 2013 J. Disp. Resol. 33 (2013)

 

David Yellen, The Impact of Rankings and Rules on Legal Education Reform, 45 Conn. L. Rev. 1389, 1389-92 (2013) http://connecticutlawreview.org/files/2013/07/13-Yellen.pdf

 

 

 

 


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