Leah M. Christensen

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

1155 Island Ave

San Diego, CA 92101

United States

http://www.tjsl.edu/faculty-l-christensen

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Navigating the Law Review Article Selection Process: An Empirical Study of Those With All the Power -- Student Editors

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-27, South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 465, 2008, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1002640
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Leah M. Christensen and Julie A. Oseid
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)
Downloads 2,384 (4,000)

Abstract:

law reviews, legal education, article selection, empirical study, student editors, top-tier law schools, Legal scholarship, law journals, empirical, legal education

2.

Legal Reading and Success in Law School: An Empirical Study

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, p. 603, 2007, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 924650
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 1,426 (8,978)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal education, legal writing, legal education pedagogy, legal texts

3.

The Power of Skills Training: A Study of Lawyering Skills Grades as the Strongest Predictor of Law School Success (Or In Other Words, It's Time For Legal Education to Get Serious About Skills Training If We Care About How Our Students Learn)

St. John's Law Review, Vol. 83, p. 795, 2009, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1235531, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 09/10 #27
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 443 (48,851)

Abstract:

legal education, pedagogy, legal writing, skills, LSAT, legal education reform

4.

The Paradox of Legal Expertise: A Study of Experts and Novices Reading the Law

Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, Vol. 2008, No. 1, p. 53, 2008, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 966675
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 423 (53,142)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Legal education, legal research, legal writing, judicial opinions

5.

Predicting Law School Success: A Study of Goal Orientations, Academic Achievement, and the Declining Self-Efficacy of Our Law Students

TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1235528, Law and Psychology Review, Vol. 33, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 404 (48,966)

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6.

Law Students Who Learn Differently: A Narrative Case Study of Three Law Students With Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Journal of Law & Health, Vol. 21, 2007, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1004139
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 321 (73,049)

Abstract:

legal education, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, law school teaching, law student learning, disability law

7.

The Psychology Behind Case Briefing: A Powerful Cognitive Schema

Campbell Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 5, 2006, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 893902
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2008
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 301 (69,217)

Abstract:

Legal education, legal writing, case analysis

8.

Sticks, Stones, and Schoolyard Bullies: Restorative Justice, Mediation and a New Approach to Conflict Resolution in Our Schools

TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1236342, Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2008
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 232 (99,084)

Abstract:

therapeutic jurisprudence, school law, mediation, bullying, legal remedies, anti-bullying statutes

9.

Legal Reading and Success in Law School: The Reading Strategies of Law Students With Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

The Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Minority Issues, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2010, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1475033
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 212 (109,232)

Abstract:

legal education, legal reading, attention deficit disorder, ADD, disability law, learning disabilities, disabled students, different learning methods, rhetorical reading strategies

10.

Going Back to Kindergarten: Considering the Application of Waldorf Education Principles to Legal Education

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, p. 315, 2007, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 899218
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Leah M. Christensen
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 196 (109,232)

Abstract:

Legal education, legal ethics, professional responsibility, Waldorf Education