Law schools roundup

by Walter Olson on March 15, 2013

  • Harold Lasswell and Myres McDougal’s influential article on legal education figures prominently in Schools for Misrule; Henry Manne says their scheme of actual classroom pedagogy did less well [Bainbridge]
  • Deanship of local plaintiff’s attorney at St. Louis U. is short, colorful [NLJ]
  • GW lawprof trips, falls at Denver Law event, now in court [Above the Law]
  • Law reviews requiring authors to sign indemnity clauses. Reason for alarm? [Dan Markel, Prawfs]
  • Out-of-touch law academy, vol. 18: Duke prof dismisses floodgates arguments on principle [Ted Frank]
  • “Should Law Reviews Consider Race When Selecting Articles?” (and do they?) [Josh Blackman]
  • Insurance is an undercovered topic in the law school curriculum, so Randy Maniloff decides to do an intervention [Coverage Opinions, PDF, lead article]

{ 2 comments }

1 Ron Miller 03.15.13 at 3:23 pm

Insurance Law? Come to the University of Baltimore School of Law where I have been teaching for 15 years. I teach Insurance Law two semesters a year!

2 Canvasback 03.15.13 at 11:17 pm

“Should Law Reviews Consider Race When Selecting Articles?”
Isn’t it childish to say we’re being diverse by picking different colors? Real Rock-n-Rollas would use emotion, philosophy, even religion before they started color-coding. I guess it’s easy, but I find it to be unnecessarily divisive and it masks some real issues.

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