Teaching Law Students Through Individual Learning Styles
- BEGINNING LEGAL WRITERS IN THEIR OWN WORDS: WHY THE FIRST WEEKS OF LEGAL WRITING ARE SO TOUGH AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT. Felsenburg, Miriam E.; Graham, Laura P. // Journal of the Legal Writing Institute;2010, Vol. 16, p223
The article describes the methodology of a study on the struggle of first-year students in legal writing classes to effectively grasp the fundamental skills of legal writing and analysis, including the general data about the participants. The study focuses on the experiences of the students...
- THE IMPACT OF GENDER ON NEGOTIATION PERFORMANCE. Craver, Charles B. // Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution;Winter2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p339
The article discusses statistical results drawn from the data of the Legal Negotiation courses study conducted by Charles B. Craver over the past sixteen years to investigate negotiation achievements of male-female law students. A t-test was performed which revealed that for eight out of the 16...
- THE DIDACTIC TURN OF GERMAN LEGAL METHODOLOGY. Prümm, Hans Paul // Jurisprudencija;2011, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p1233
We note an increasing consciousness of weakness of legal methodology taught to law students today: he students get neither real idea nor feeling of legal decision-making as mixture of legal matters, issue of facts, personal inputs, diverging interests, and the interplay with other actors. For...
- ADAPTIVE CLINICAL TEACHING. SHANAHAN, COLLEEN F.; BENFER, EMILY A. // Clinical Law Review;Spring2013, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p517
Teaching is an exercise in adaptation and clinical legal teaching is no exception. Clinical teachers develop effective approaches through instinct, training, pedagogy, skill, and trial and error. Building on the trials, errors, and instincts of clinical teachers, this article offers a more...
- Enhancing Student Engagement by Building upon the 'Tectonic Plates' of Legal Education. Brooman, Simon // Liverpool Law Review;Aug2011, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p109
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including viewing law as an "absolute truth" in student learning, delivering a module on the "slippery concept" of dissent, and the early induction of first-year law students.
- TANYA MUNRO. Munro, Tanya // Legal Studies Forum;2003, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p403
Describes the experience of a law student who encountered a case for their class which involved her ancestors as parties to the case. Information on how the case was presented by the book; Her knowledge about her ancestors.
- The Problem. Richmond, Gail Levin // NewsQuarterly;Spring2014, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p16
An excerpt from the Juris Doctor (J.D.) problem for the Law Student Tax Challenge is presented.
- Sponsor's comment: Edward Chin, IBA. Chin, Edward // Lawyer 2B;Summer2014, p48
The article presents author's comments on mooting competitions that allows law students to build international relationships and developing network of friends and colleagues in London, England.
- LOGICAL, CRITICAL AND CREATIVE: TEACHING 'THINKING SKILLS' TO LAW STUDENTS. James, Nick // Queensland University of Technology Law & Justice Journal;2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p66
The Australian Learning and Teaching Council's Bachelor of Laws Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Statement sets out six Threshold Learning Outcomes (TLOs) for the Bachelor of Laws degree. These six TLOs represent what a Bachelor of Laws graduate is expected 'to know, understand and be...