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Courtroom Adversaries, Classroom Friends

Grace Powell and Mariette Peltier are second-year students at the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to law school, Grace worked as a Community Intake Advocate at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem for three years—an experience which inspired … Continue reading

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How professional ideals for law students help in the LRW classroom

In The Complete Professional: How Our New Professional Ideals for Law Students Help Us in the Legal Research and Writing Classroom, 26 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing 14 (2017), Michele Bradley and Nancy Oliver explain how LRW courses benefit … Continue reading

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[Jonathan H. Adler] Whittington on Offensive Speech in the Classroom

In recent weeks there have been several controversies on university campuses over professors' use of offensive langauge in class. Princeton University professor Keith Whittington, author of the forthcoming book, Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech, addresses these controversies … Continue reading

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An educator does not have a First Amendment right to determine the method of instruction and the books to be used in his or her classroom

An educator does not have a First Amendment right to determine the method of instruction and the books to be used in his or her classroom Evans-Marshall v Tipp City Exempted Village School District, CA Sixth Circuit, 09-3775 Shelly Evans-Marshall, … Continue reading

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Update on Trust in the Classroom

There is a wonderful piece on teaching in Sundays New York Times. While the piece is on second career teachers in K-12 schools, the last commentator, Kenneth J. Bernstein, makes some fabulous observations on building trust in the classroom. His… … Continue reading

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