Leveraging Academic Support Programs for Innovative Teaching Methods Across the Curriculum

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Within the context of a brief overview of the history of legal education in the United States, in this chapter I will review how legal education has changed in response to economic and social forces, yet remained true to Langdellian principles. By examining how law school pedagogy developed into its current model, I will discuss why now is the time for legal education to make changes that reflect the way people actually learn.


Book chapter from Reforming Legal Education: Law Schools at the Crossroads published by Information Age in 2012. This record links to the UMassD library catalog. To request this book, please ask your local librarian to order the book through interlibrary loan.