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Practice Makes Perfect: Assessment to Improve Student Learning and Instruction

by Ashley Ahlbrand With the spring semester at an end and my summer online courses set to begin next week, I have assessment on the brain. As we know, law school is not traditionally an assessment-heavy institution, with the majority … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended: 2016-2017 RIPS Committee Call!

The committee service volunteer survey due date has been extended until Wednesday, May 10th! Don’t hesitate to volunteer for one of our AMAZING ten committees here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/RIPSCommittees. Current chair and committee charge information is available here: Current Committee Chairs. Feel free to reach … Continue reading

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2016-2017 RIPS Committee Call!

The RIPS Executive Board is calling all RIPS members to volunteer for committee service and committee leadership opportunities. A few FAQs: You can volunteer for any committee (or committees)! We welcome all committee leadership interest! You do not have to … Continue reading

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Law Libraries Supporting Year-Round Law Schools

by Dean Duane Strojny For every other law school in the country, the academic year is just winding down. Finals are in full swing and graduation is just around the corner. The summer is ready to begin with time to … Continue reading

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Giving Effective Feedback

by Maggie Ambrose This past year I’ve experimented with feedback for students while teaching the research component to 1Ls.  I will admit I had some failures as well as successes, and as this year comes to an end I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Moribund World of Current Awareness

by Erik Adams Why hasn’t the artificial intelligence revolution come to current awareness in the legal industry? When I started at my current law firm in 2002, current awareness was in a technological transition. Publishers of daily and weekly newsletters … Continue reading

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The Bluebook and the Purpose of Citations

by Erik Adams I don’t expect many of you to appreciate the subtle science and exact art that is potion-making. However, for those select few who possess the predisposition… I can teach you how to bewitch the mind and ensnare … Continue reading

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