Innovative Transactional Pedagogies
Joan MacLeod Heminway
University of Tennessee College of Law
Washington and Lee University - School of Law; University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
Proskauer Rose LLP; University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
June 5, 2010
Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Vol. 12, p. 243, 2011
University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 148
Our law schools are embracing in a more powerful way innovative transactional pedagogies that address not only theory, policy, and doctrine, but also legal skills. This transcribed panel discussion explores three of these pedagogies – teaching corporate finance as advanced contract drafting, teaching numeracy, and teaching substance and skill in contract drafting through the use of in-office meetings and analytical memos – and describes how they are being implemented in law teaching. The panel was part of the “Transactional Education: What’s Next?” conference hosted by the Emory University School of Law’s Center for Transactional Law and Practice on June 4-5, 2010.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 32
Keywords: legal education, law, teaching, skill, pedagogy, corporate finance, contract drafting, numeracy, in-office meetings, analytical memos
JEL Classification: K00, K20, K22
Date posted: May 10, 2011 ; Last revised: December 17, 2012
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