Teaching Civil Procedure Using an Integrated Case-Text-And-Problem Method
Creighton University - School of Law
Ralph U. Whitten
Creighton Law School
November 28, 2010
ST. LOUIS University Law Journal, Vol. 47, No. 91, 2003
This article discusses the challenges that exist for law school professors in teaching Civil Procedure to first-year law students. The main challenges that exist relate to the subject area of the material and the difficulty for the students in understanding the subject based on a traditional casebook approach. To remedy these challenges, the article recommends a text-case-note-problem method to teaching Civil Procedure. The article explains each aspect of this method and the benefits of using this method instead of the traditional approach of sequentially reading cases.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: Civil Procedure, first-year, teaching, cases, problems, overview, text, notes, method, concepts, students, legal education
Date posted: November 29, 2010
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