On Being Old Codgers: A Conversation about a Half Century in Legal Education

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-18

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2157.

42 Pages Posted: 13 May 2019 Last revised: 12 Jul 2019

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Mark Tushnet

Harvard Law School

Louis Michael Seidman

Georgetown University Law Center

Date Written: April 12, 2019

Abstract

This conversation, conducted over three evenings, captures some of our thoughts about the last half century of legal education as both of us near retirement. We have edited the conversations so as to eliminate verbal stumbles and present our ideas more coherently, slightly reorganized a small part of the conversation, and added a few explanatory footnotes. However, we have attempted to keep the informal tone of our discussions.

Keywords: legal education, law schools, scholarship

Suggested Citation

Tushnet, Mark V. and Seidman, Louis Michael, On Being Old Codgers: A Conversation about a Half Century in Legal Education (April 12, 2019). Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-18, Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2157., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3370965 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3370965

Mark V. Tushnet

Harvard Law School ( email )

1575 Massachusetts
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Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Louis Michael Seidman (Contact Author)

Georgetown University Law Center ( email )

Washington, DC 20057
United States

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