Moral Shock and Legal Education

65 J. Legal Educ. 298 (November 2015)

8 Pages Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last revised: 25 Jan 2016

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Susan A. Bandes

DePaul University - College of Law

Date Written: November 16, 2015


This essay is part of a Journal of Legal Education symposium issue on how recent high profile revelations about racially discriminatory policing in Ferguson and elsewhere have affected the way law professors teach, think, write and talk about criminal justice, civil rights, and law in general.

Keywords: criminal procedure, fourth amendment, search and seizure, racial discrimination, policing, profiling, social control, implicit bias, moral outrage, legal pedagogy, moral emotions

Suggested Citation

Bandes, Susan A., Moral Shock and Legal Education (November 16, 2015). 65 J. Legal Educ. 298 (November 2015), Available at SSRN:

Susan A. Bandes (Contact Author)

DePaul University - College of Law ( email )

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