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Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • Sep 1

    Tuition discounting is not the panacea

    Tuition discounting is not the panacea
    Not the panacea, that is, to the economic woes facing U.S. law schools and the debt predicament of our students. As noted in my earlier post, the key dilemma for law schools engaged in heavy discounting is how to pay...
  • Aug 31

    Would You Like My Job as a Law School Dean?

    Would You Like My Job as a Law School Dean?
    I had lunch today with someone who aspires to my job of heading an institution of higher education. That's terrific. I have encouraged him. He possesses the competencies and the interest; it is possible to have one without the other....
  • Aug 31

    How to Start Law School: 'I Know Kung Fu'

    How to Start Law School: 'I Know Kung Fu'
    I love to welcome students to law school. There is such enthusiasm this time of the year. Here is what I shared with our incoming 1Ls at UC Hastings. When I was a kid growing up in Detroit in the...
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Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Aug 31

    Ninth Circuit Again Resurrects RESPA Class in Edwards v. First American

    Ninth Circuit Again Resurrects RESPA Class in Edwards v. First American
    Remember Edwards v. First American Corp., the putative class action under RESPA filed in 2007? The Supreme Court granted cert in 2011 on the issue (as slightly expanded on this blog at the time): “Does [a private purchaser of real...
  • Aug 24

    Conference: Magistrate Judges and the Transformation of the Federal Judiciary (Las Vegas, 9/25-9/26)

    Conference: Magistrate Judges and the Transformation of the Federal Judiciary (Las Vegas, 9/25-9/26)
    Here is the announcement: The UNLV School of Law and the Duke School of Law are hosting a conference Magistrate Judges and the Transformation of the Federal Judiciary on September 25-26 in Las Vegas, NV. This conference may be the...
  • Aug 21

    Study Suggests Lengthier Appellate Briefs More Successful

    Study Suggests Lengthier Appellate Briefs More Successful
    Appearing in the current issue of the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies is an article by Gregory C. Sisk and Michael Heise entitled "'Too Many Notes'? An Empirical Study of Advocacy in Federal Appeals." Abstract: The warp and woof…
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Law Dawg Blawg

Law Dawg Blawg

Features research tips, library announcements, news and links of interest. By the law librarians of Southern Illinois University.

http://lawdawglib.blogspot.com/
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