Redefining the BasicsLast week, New York University Law School announced plans to remake its curriculum. This week at the New York Times’ Dealbook blog, University of Colorado Law School professor Victor Fleischer and Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports took note of NYU’s new mandatory financial literacy course for first-years.“That seems an important kind of course to make available to law students, but to require it seems to involve an assumption about career paths that isn’t warranted,” University of Chicago law professor Leiter wrote at his blog.Fleischer thinks it’s a wise move, however. “Few law students go into academia or become public defenders,” he wrote. “But the more common narrative is for law students to arrive at law school with a vague notion of doing international or environmental law, then meander aimlessly around the curriculum. Eventually, realizing that gainful employment is probably a good idea, they find … [Read more...] about Around the Blawgosphere: ‘Financial Literacy’ at NYU Law; A 10th Law School in Illinois?
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Corrected: Long have comic book fans debated the minutiae of the genre. Lawyers James Daily and Ryan Davidson, authors of the two-time Blawg 100 nominee Law and the Multiverse, have taken the discussion from the comic book store’s backroom to the courtroom. In their new book, The Law of Superheroes, Davidson and Daily map out what the legal implications would be for various superhero powers and storylines. Is Batman a state actor under the Lugar test? Is the Incredible Hulk liable for property damage created when he “hulks out?” Would a mind-reading psychic like Professor X be allowed to introduce telepathic evidence in court? When Superman crushes a lump of coal into a diamond and gives it to Lana Lang, is that gift taxable? The authors join ABA Journal podcast editor Lee Rawles to discuss those issues and share what comic aficionados’ responses to the book have been.Reviews:Wall Street Journal: “Invincible Heroes—Except in Court”National Law … [Read more...] about Is Batman a State Actor? ‘Law of Superheroes’ Authors Dish on Comics in the Courtroom
So, you just got accepted into law school. Congratulations! Who knew doing keg stands at the Beta House kegger would lead to this? Law school will bring new experiences and challenges. Law school is very stressful. Students often feel overwhelmed by the demands and deadlines of law school. There will be new stresses to deal with as well. There are ways to meet these challenges to make your time in law school go smoothly. We have some helpful time management tips to help you get through law school with as little stress as possible. Review Your Study HabitsThe first part of your time management game plan is to review. No, not your notes. We will get to those soon. As an undergrad, you probably picked up a few time management skills. You should go back and check what worked and did not work.Moreover, law school deadlines are more demanding than undergrad deadlines, so you won’t be able to use the same strategy. You may think you are being productive and putting in the necessary … [Read more...] about Five Time Management Tips for Law School Students