Friday, July 3, 2020
- Scott Fruehwald (Legal Skills Prof Blog), Montaigne and Professional Identity in Legal Education
- Michael Kotlikoff (Provost, Cornell) & Martha Pollack (President, Cornell), It Is Safer For Cornell And Other Schools To Reopen Than To Go Online
- Brian Larson (Texas A & M), Best Practices? Lessons from Technical Communication for Online Legal Writing Instruction
- Jaime Lee (Balt.), From Socrates to Selfies: Legal Education and the Metacognitive Revolution
- Letter From L. Song Richardson (Dean) & Christopher Whytock (Vice Dean) To UC-Irvine Law Students On Fall 2020 Plans
- Milan Markovic (Texas A & M), The Law Professor Pipeline
- Jacob Meckler (J.D. 2022, Antonin Scalia Law School), Radical Left Makes Inroads at Scalia Law School Under Banner of Black Lives Matter
- Missouri Lawyer, July Bar-Takers Raise Concerns About In-person Exam
- NCBE, Bar Update
- Dan Rodriguez (Northwestern), On-Ground/Hybrid Approaches Are Doomed To Fail; Law Schools Should Go Entirely Online In Fall 2020
- Seven Days, Vermont Law School to Hold Classes Online This Fall
- Karen Sloan (Law.com), Online or In Person? Law Schools Diverge in Fall Semester Plans
- Richard K. Vedder (Ohio University), Is a Law School Meltdown Coming?
- William H. Widen (Miami), The Only Question for Law School Re-Openings: How Do You Ask a Person To Be the Last Person to Die For a Mistake?
Article of the Week:
Jaime Lee (Balt.), From Socrates to Selfies: Legal Education and the Metacognitive Revolution. "Metacognitive thinking, a methodology for mastering intellectually challenging material, is revolutionizing legal education. Metacognition empowers people to increase their mental capabilities by discovering and correcting flaws in their thinking processes. For decades, legal educators have employed metacognitive strategies in specialized areas of the curriculum. Today, metacognition has the potential to transform legal education curriculum-wide."