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Teaching Information Privacy Law

I originally posted a version of this post more than 10 years ago, in 2005.  I think it is important to re-post it, with a few updates. I strongly recommend teaching information privacy law in law schools.  I have authored several textbooks in the field, and I know that this might seem like a self-plug.  […]

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Wanting the Wrong Answer: The Ironic Benefit of Student Participation

In a post today, Kaimi responds to a fequent student criticism of law school pedagogy. That criticism is that many students don’t learn much from hearing other students speak in class. In large classes (not seminars), many students think that time is wasted when so much class time is devoted to other students talking. They feel that […]

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Law School Teaching: Paternalism or “Live and Let Live”?

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There is an interesting discussion raised over at PrawfsBlawg about how law professors should enforce student preparedness in the classroom. Mike Dimino (law, Widener) (guesting at PrawfsBlawg and a former guest blogger here at Concurring Opinions) described a chronically unprepared student and noted the strong punishment he intends to deliver: “[I] plan to call on the […]

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Examining Law School Exams

Law School Exams

There are a lot of really good discussions going on in the blogosphere about law school exams recently. Ann Althouse asks whether exams are a rewarding educational experience in and of themselves for students. Jonathan Adler offers his thoughts here. Rick Garnett chimes in at PrawfsBlawg. In most law school courses, the grade is based on one final […]

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