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Friday, October 26, 2012

Washington U. Hosts Symposium Today on The Law School in the New Legal Environment

Wash U LogoWashington University hosts a symposium today on The Law School in the New Legal Environment:

Welcome and Introduction:  Kent D. Syverud (Dean, Washington University)

Plenary: Change and the New Legal Environment:

  • Andrew F. Puzder (CEO, CKE Restaurants), Managing Change
  • Lauren Robel (President, AALS; Interim Provost, Indiana-Bloomington), Change and Academic Mission
  • Brian Tamanaha (Washington University), Failing Law Schools

Affordability and Access to Legal Education in the New Legal Environment:

  • Chris Chapman (President & CEO, Access Group)
  • Deborah Jones Merritt (Ohio State)
  • Kyle McEntee (Executive Director, Law School Transparency)
  • Jerry Organ (University of St. Thomas)
  • Steve Willborn (Chair, Board of Trustees, Law School Admission Council; Former Dean, Nebraska)
The Future of Faculty in the New Legal Environment:
  • Michael Fitts (Dean, Pennsylvania)
  • Cynthia Nance (Arkansas)
  • Michael A. Olivas (Houston)
  • Ian Weinstein (Past President, Clinical Legal Education Association; Associate Dean, Fordham)

Preparation for Practice and Placement in the New Legal Environment:

  • Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State)
  • Christine Durham (Chief Justice, Utah Supreme Court)
  • William D. Henderson (Indiana-Bloomington)
  • John F. O’Brien (Dean, New England)
  • Roy Stuckey (South Carolina)

How Will Online Education Change Law Schools in the New Legal Environment:

  • Chip Paucek (CEO, 2tor Inc.)
  • Barry Currier (Interim Consultant on Legal Education, ABA)
  • Leo P. Martinez (UC-Hastings)

Discussion of the Whole: Five Highest Priorities for Change:

  • Daniel Bernstine (President, Law School Admission Council)
  • Ruth McGregor (Retired Chief Justice, Arizona Supreme Court)

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