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Langdellian Limericks


D. A. Jeremy Telman


Valparaiso University Law School

February 23, 2010

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 61, p. 110, 2011
Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-09

Abstract:     
Christopher Columbus Langdell
Used cases to teach the law well.
So everyone thought,
Except for distraught
Students in Socratic hell.

Theirs is no lone cri de coeur.
Now bashing Langdell’s de rigueur.
Knowing case law alone,
A young lawyer is prone
To resemble a high-priced poseur.

After a part that rehearses
Anti-Langdellian curses;
The Author proceeds
To attend to the needs
Of students who learn best through verses.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 54

Keywords: Limericks, Socratic Method, Case Method, Legal Pedagogy, Contracts, Same-sex marriage, Gill, Proposition 8, Taxes, Marriage, Federalism, Massachusetts, Health & Human Services, Florida, Adoption, Family Law, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Smelt, Lofton, Cox, Varum, Brien

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Date posted: February 23, 2010 ; Last revised: September 25, 2011

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Telman, D. A. Jeremy, Langdellian Limericks (February 23, 2010). Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 61, p. 110, 2011; Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-09. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1557842

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