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Innovation in Legal Education eJournal

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1 9,819 Federal Student Loan Repayment Assistance for Public Interest Lawyers and Other Employees of Governments and Nonprofit Organizations
Philip G. Schrag
Georgetown University - Law Center
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
2 7,895 Logic for Law Students: How to Think Like a Lawyer
Ruggero J. Aldisert, Stephen Clowney and Jeremy Peterson
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, University of Arkansas - School of Law and Arnold & Porter LLP
Date posted to database: 2 Mar 2007
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
3 4,990 Law School Rankings
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 2005
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2012
4 4,857 Understanding the U.S. News Law School Rankings
Theodore P. Seto
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 13 Oct 2006
Last Revised: 9 Dec 2012
5 4,498 What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In
John C. Coates, IV, Jesse M. Fried and Kathryn E. Spier
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Date posted to database: 20 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
6 3,734 Ranking Law Schools with LSATs, Employment Outcomes, and Law Review Citations
Alfred L. Brophy
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 29 Jun 2015
7 3,294 The Economic Value of a Law Degree
Michael Simkovic and Frank McIntyre
Seton Hall Law School and Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2013
Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
8 2,837 Submission of Law Student Articles for Publication
Nancy Levit, Lawrence Duncan MacLachlan and Allen Rostron
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Aug 2010
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
9 2,568 Memo to Lawyers: How Not to 'Retire and Teach'
Jeffrey M. Lipshaw
Suffolk University Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Jun 2007
Last Revised: 9 Dec 2012
10 2,459 What Law Schools Can Learn from Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics
Paul L. Caron and Rafael Gely
Pepperdine University - School of Law and University of Missouri School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2004
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2012

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4 Jul 2015 through 2 Sep 2015

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1 400 Is This the Law Library or an Episode of the Jetsons?
Ronald E. Wheeler
Suffolk University Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
2 202 Teaching Would-Be IP Lawyers to ‘Speak Engineer’: An Interdisciplinary Module to Teach New Intellectual Property Attorneys to Work Across Disciplines
Cynthia Laury Dahl
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
3 122 Crunching the Numbers: Rethinking Measures of Quality and Value in National Law School Rankings
Christopher J. Ryan
Vanderbilt University, Peabody College-Higher Education Law & Policy
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
4 109 Law Libraries and Laboratories: The Legacies of Langdell and His Metaphor
Richard A. Danner
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
5 98 Lay Deployment of Professional Legal Knowledge
D. James Greiner, Dalié Jiménez and Lois R. Lupica
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession, University of Connecticut School of Law and University of Maine School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 3 Aug 2015
6 65 Grooming Tomorrow's Change Agents: The Role of Law Schools in Helping to Create a Just Society
Jonathan Rapping
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jun 2015
7 57 Teaching the Newly Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Values in a Changing World
Cynthia F. Adcock, Lisa Bliss, Robin Boyle, Susan L. Brooks, Susan Bryant, Sylvia Caley, Clark D. Cunningham, Susan Swaim Daicoff, Larry O. Natt Gantt, II, Dwight Drake, Jill Gross, Eden E. Harrington, Conrad Johnson, Elizabeth Kane, John Lande, Mary A. Lynch, Benjamin V. Madison, Rhonda V. Magee, Linda Morton, Robert Pettignano, Deborah Rhode, Patty Roberts, Paula Schaefer, Susan Schechter, Andrea Kupfer Schneider, Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, Emily Suski, David S. Udell, Eliza Vorenberg and Janet Weinstein
Charlotte School of Law, Georgia State University - College of Law, St. John's University - School of Law, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, CUNY School of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, Arizona Summit Law School, Regent University - School of Law, University of Washington - School of Law, Pace Law School, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Brooklyn Law School, University of Missouri School of Law, Albany Law School, Regent University School of Law, University of San Francisco, California Western School of Law, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Stanford Law School, William & Mary Law School, University of Tennessee College of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Marquette University - Law School, University of New Mexico - School of Law, Georgia State University - College of Law, New York University (NYU) - Brennan Center for Justice, Roger Williams University School of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 6 Aug 2015
8 54 Function, Form, and Strawberries: Subverting Langdell
Jeremiah A. Ho
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
9 54 Preparing for Service: A Template for 21st Century Legal Education
Michael J. Madison
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 20 Aug 2015
10 52 Grit and Legal Education
Emily Zimmerman and Leah Brogan
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and Drexel University
Date posted to database: 20 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015





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