Scaling Langdell's Wall
NWLawyer, March 2020, Pp. 29-33
6 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2020
Date Written: March 1, 2020
It never crossed my mind in law school that I might teach there one day. Intent on trying to change the world, my main goal in law school was to get in, and get out with a license to practice. And yet, after decades of law practice and some part-time teaching of trial advocacy, I became of a full-time faculty member. This essay chronicles my journey and choices I have made as a teacher.
Note: This article originally appeared in the March 2020 issue of NWLawyer, published by the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA), and is reprinted with the permission of the WSBA.
Keywords: law school, legal education, law teaching, law professors, trial advocacy, torts
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