Tag Archives: Outcomes

Challenging UDRP Awards in Federal Court: Recent Outcomes

Challenging UDRP awards in actions under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) is infrequent though steady. There are currently a number of court filings in U.S. district courts that are in the early stages, most notably the ADO.com case reported … Continue reading

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Gathering Institutional Learning Outcomes Data

As law schools engage in outcomes assessment a key question involves how to collect institutional data on student achievement.  In A Simple Low Cost Institutional Learning Outcomes Assessment Process, I suggest one way to engage in data collection that requires … Continue reading

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Respecting Time and Space May Lead to Better Management and Better Outcomes

An interesting new article appears in the Chronicle of Higher Education: What Happened When the Dean’s Office Stopped Sending Emails After-Hours, by Andrew D. Martin, dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan… … Continue reading

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Survey: Incomplete Legal Research Impacts Case Outcomes

Incomplete legal research by lawyers impacts case outcomes. Who would have thunk it? A research study worthy of circulating to your outside counsel: Most judges in a survey say that they see lawyers miss relevant precedent in their legal research … Continue reading

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Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes: Law Schools Move into the Twenty-First Century

In a relatively brief period, law school pedagogy has changed a great deal.  Christopher Columbus Langdell’s nineteenth century approach of case-based analysis featuring Socratic dialogue in class still forms the basis for many law professor’s approach.  The MacCrate Report in … Continue reading

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