Tag Archives: legal academia

This is Not a Law Review Article

By Pierre Schlag * March 31, 2016 Keywords: law review article, absurd, cass sunstein Abstract: This short piece [does not] describe the form, structure and vexations of the law review article qua scholarly artifact. It also [does not] contain Professor … 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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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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Book Review (and subtext)

The recent publication of  […….] by Professor X marks a moment in the history of […….].  It establishes him as one of the leading, if not the leading, authority on the subject of […….]. Professor X works at Zip Code Law … 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 Monty Python Example No. 3 (Analytical Philosophy in Law)

Too much of it arguably reads like this: In The Concept of Law, H.L.A. Hart once said something.  This brilliant insight (BI) effectively corrected some fundamentally wrongheaded ways of thinking.   Yet upon closer examination, BI encompasses a number of different ideas … 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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