Law School Enters the Matrix: Teaching Critical Legal Studies
Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 54, p. 201, 2004
19 Pages Posted: 7 Apr 2007
Critical legal theory should be more widely taught as a useful way of analyzing the law. Recent critiques of CLS do not diminish its usefulness as a tool for teaching critical thinking. Many professors, however, find it difficult to convey the essential concept of CLS in a way students can grasp. This article suggests that the popular movie The Matrix may provide a method of explaining critical theory to students.
Keywords: CLS, critical theory, critical legal studies
JEL Classification: K1, K19
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