Rethinking the Curriculum

Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., 2015), chapter 3

U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-32

21 Pages Posted: 4 Aug 2015 Last revised: 25 May 2017

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Martin Katz

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Kenneth R. Margolis

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Deborah A. Maranville

University of Washington School of Law

Cynthia Batt

Stetson University College of Law

Karen L. Tokarz

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

Date Written: June 1, 2015

Abstract

This chapter of Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World includes contributions from several authors:

  • Section A, A Balanced Curriculum, is by Martin J. Katz & Kenneth R. Margolis
  • Section B, Pathways, Integration, and Sequencing the Curriculum, is by Deborah Maranville with Cynthia Batt
  • Section C, A Three-Year Curriculum That Engages Law Students and Prepares Them for Practice, is by Karen Tokarz
Chapter 1 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637068

Chapter 2 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637100

Chapter 4 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637490

Chapter 5 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637495

Chapter 6 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637499

Chapter 7 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637541

Chapter 8 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637544

The content of this SSRN posting is material that was published in the book Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World, Maranville, et al., Lexis Nexis 2015. The content has been posted on SSRN with the express permission of Lexis Nexis and of Carolina Academic Press, publisher of the book as of January 1, 2016.

Keywords: law schools, legal education, curriculum reform, sequencing, skills integration, concentrations, experiential learning

Suggested Citation

Katz, Martin and Margolis, Kenneth R. and Maranville, Deborah A. and Batt, Cynthia and Tokarz, Karen Louise, Rethinking the Curriculum (June 1, 2015). Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., 2015), chapter 3; U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-32. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2637102

Martin Katz

University of Denver Sturm College of Law ( email )

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Kenneth R. Margolis

Case Western Reserve University School of Law ( email )

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Deborah A. Maranville (Contact Author)

University of Washington School of Law ( email )

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Cynthia Batt

Stetson University College of Law ( email )

1401 61st Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
United States

Karen Louise Tokarz

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law ( email )

Campus Box 1120
St. Louis, MO 63130
United States

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