The Economic Value of Law Clinic Legal Assistance
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by Melanie Daily, University of Kansas School of Law
1y ago
Robert Kuehn, Washington University School of Law Each year law school clinics provide free legal assistance to tens of thousands of clients, most of whom would otherwise go unrepresented. The work of clinic students and faculty allows clients to advance or defend their rights or obtain assistance or funds to which they are entitled, assistance ..read more
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Shifting Law School Faculty Demographics
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by Melanie Daily, University of Kansas School of Law
1y ago
"While the diversity of law school faculty has been increasing over the past four decades, it still lags behind the gender and racial/ethnic diversity among students. And even though schools are hiring increasingly more female faculty, women continue to be disproportionately hired into traditionally lower status/lower paying clinical and legal writing positions ..read more
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Protected: CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION BY THE NUMBERS
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by Melanie Daily, University of Kansas School of Law
1y ago
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post ..read more
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“Power and Politics in the Founding Era of Clinical Legal Education” by Roy Stuckey
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by davidafinger
1y ago
Roy Stuckey, South Carolina (emeritus), has written an article about the successful efforts of clinical teachers from 1979 to 1996 to secure a future for clinical legal education and to enhance the status and job security of clinical teachers. Stuckey’s work was encouraged and supported by the other surviving members of the Key Biscayne Group’s Coordinating Committee (the ..read more
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Teaching Students the Art of Giving (and Receiving) Feedback and Sharing IDEASS
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by Melanie Daily, University of Kansas School of Law
1y ago
Kaci Bishop of UNC School of Law shares a class exercise designed to help students develop a growth mindset and a framework for giving effective feedback - a critical skill used in clinic as well as throughout a legal career ..read more
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Racial Inequity on the Bar Exam
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by davidafinger
2y ago
By Professor Deborah Jones Merritt, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Stark racial disparities mark our profession’s licensing system. Last year, 88% of White candidates passed the bar exam on their first try. For BIPOC candidates, pass rates were significantly lower: 66% for Black candidates, 76% for Latinx candidates, 78% for both Hawaiian ..read more
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Negotiating Trauma and Teaching Law
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by Melanie Daily, University of Kansas School of Law
2y ago
By: Mallika Kaur, UC Berkeley School of Law and Executive Director, Sikh Family Center As a human rights advocate focused on gendered violence work, about seven years ago I began employing the term “negotiating trauma” (while developing a class of the same name for UC Berkeley School of Law) in order to encourage fellow lawyers to consider ..read more
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The Latest Data on Legislation & Regulation and Administrative Law Course Requirements at US Law Schools
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by Ben Bratman
2y ago
With the aid of my smart and industrious research assistant Rob Galloway, I have completed the annual list of Legislation and Regulation (Leg Reg) and Administrative Law course requirements at ABA accredited law schools. The link to the list as a publicly viewable Google doc is below. Two schools (Georgia State and Wisconsin) have added ..read more
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From Burned-out to Flourishing
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by davidafinger
2y ago
Janet Thompson Jackson* I’m not always okay. It’s the end of the semester and I’m mentally and emotionally exhausted.  My fuse is a bit shorter than normal and my cynicism is a bit longer.  I’m ready to distance myself from my work and many of my co-workers.  Does that sound familiar to you?  We label ..read more
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