Tag Archives: practice ready

An Experiential Learning Primer

by Alyson Drake Editor’s Note: This week’s post is by incoming RIPS-SIS Vice-Chair/Chair Elect Alyson Drake. Alyson is currently the Reference and Student Services Librarian and the Coordinator of the Excellence in Legal Research Program at the Texas Tech University School of … Continue reading

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The Power of Student Presentations

by Christina Glon I always reserve the last class of the semester for student presentations. Both of my courses are broad, survey-type courses (Health Law Research and Technology in Legal Practice). While I teach the fundamentals, I assign a final short paper … Continue reading

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The Value of Teaching Print Legal Research

by Tara Mospan This summer I taught an Intensive Legal Research class composed entirely of 2Ls, in which not a single student had ever used print resources to locate primary law. My students were not trained in print legal research … Continue reading

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Beyond the Law: Assessing Other Research Needs for Tomorrow’s Lawyers

Earlier this week, I moderated a panel for our Career Services Office on careers in law and technology.  One of the questions I asked the two speakers was, “What skills do tomorrow’s lawyers need as they head into careers in … Continue reading

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Preparing Research Ready Law Graduates

The American legal landscape is transforming, a process in large part precipitated by the national economic downturn that began unfolding in 2007. The American Bar Association, law schools, and other legal institutions are desperately trying to respond to this transformation, … Continue reading

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