Emily Zimmerman

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Professor of Law

3320 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

DOWNLOADS

805

SSRN CITATIONS

2

CROSSREF CITATIONS

2

Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Grit and Legal Education

36 Pace L. Rev. 112 (2015), Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-A-08
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2016
Emily Zimmerman and Leah Brogan
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and Drexel University
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grit, legal education, law students, law school, academic performance, sex differences, positive psychology

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An Interdisciplinary Framework for Understanding and Cultivating Law Student Enthusiasm

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 4, 2009, Drexel College of Law Research Paper No. 2010-A-02
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Downloads 202 (186,881)
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law student, enthusiasm, legal education, psychology, interdisciplinary

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Should Law Professors Have a Continuing Practice Experience (CPE) Requirement?

6 N.E. U. L.J. 131 (2013), Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-A-04
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Continuing Practice Experience, CPE, Continuing Legal Education, CLE, Standards for the Accreditation of Law Schools, Statement of Good Practices by Law Professors, law professors, legal education, law practice

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Do Grades Matter?

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2012, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-A-04
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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legal education, law school, law students, grades, grading, expectations, empirical

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Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud: Defensive Pessimism in Legal Education

66 Cath. U.L. Rev. 823 (2017), Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-A-08
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Emily Zimmerman and Casey LaDuke
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and University of Virginia Health System - Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
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defensive pessimism, legal education, law students, expectations, anxiety, performance, strategy, pessimism, optimism, strategic optimism, academic performance

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Re-Envisioning Law Student Scholarship

Catholic University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Downloads 57 (447,085)

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legal education, law students, scholarship, professional development, reflection

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One Challenge Facing the Discipline of Legal Writing: The Connection between Discipline and Status

Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, vol. 23 (2019)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Jun 2021
Emily Zimmerman and Daniel M. Filler
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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The Proverbial Tree Falling in the Legal Writing Forest: Ensuring that Students Receive and Read Our Feedback on Their Final Assignments

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, vol. 11 (2002)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Aug 2021
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Keeping it Real: Using Contemporary Events to Engage Students in Written and Oral Advocacy

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, vol. 12 (2002)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Aug 2021
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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What Keeps Me Going? A Great Job at Home and Abroad

The Second Draft: Bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute (2004)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 Aug 2021
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Toto, I Don’t Think We’re in Practice Anymore: Making the Transition from Editing as a Practitioner to Giving Feedback as a Legal Writing Professor

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, vol. 12 (2004)
Posted: 03 Aug 2021
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

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What Do Law Students Want?: The Missing Piece of the Assessment Puzzle

Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 42, No. 1, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-W-05
Posted: 30 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2017
Emily Zimmerman
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

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legal education, assessment, law students, empirical research, assessment preferences