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Final Exams (Suggested Templates)

    In light of the recent election and the desire of professors to remain relevant, here are some suggested templates for use in drafting final exams within your department. Economics What does the high-end commercial construction business teach us … Continue reading

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The Law Review Article

Just posted on ssrn and bepress: The Law Review Article By Pierre Schlag * March 11, 2016   Keywords: law review article, absurd, cass sunstein, Abstract: This very short piece describes the form, structure and vexations of the law review … Continue reading

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American Absurd

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Notes in Support of the Liberal Arts Law School

Here are a few ideas for how law schools that are not in the top ten (or not in the fifteen that are in the top ten) might respond to the structural forces bearing down on legal education. For those … Continue reading

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Tracking for Law Students: Solution or Abdication?

Professors, journalists, and, most saliently, students have raised national awareness about the steep rise in college and post-graduate tuitions over the last thirty years.  As someone who has a hard time remembering statistics, for me the easiest math on the … Continue reading

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The American Law School (Tentative Notes for Stages of Evolution)

Pedagogy Stage 1: Socratic Stage 2: Soft Socratic                       Stage 3: Lecture/Student-oriented Learning Stage 4: Consumer Preference Advancement Societies: Stage 1: Old Boys Club/Old School Tie Stage 2: Political/Intellectual Interest … Continue reading

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The Law Review Rejection

Yesterday, I received an email from a top fifteen law review: Dear Professor Schlag, We have carefully considered your article, [Title]  Unfortunately, we cannot accept it for publication in the [Name] Law Review. We expect this year to receive well … Continue reading

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