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I'm moving blog host, from Typepad to Wordpress. I hadn't expected to go, but Typepad's recent newsletters on their company policies are making me edgy and, having been stung, like many academics, by Ning's recent policy changes (Dropbox seems to...I'm moving blog host, from Typepad to Wordpress....
Spent two days at the invitation of Alan Paterson (Strathclyde) and Richard Susskind discussing legal practice and legal education at Ross Priory, Strathclyde's retreat house on Loch Lomond, which has one of the best views anywhere in Scotland. Great hospitality,...Spent two days at the invitation...
Over the past six months or so, amongst much else I've been involved in putting together a couple of book series. This post is about the first: Emerging Legal Learning (ELL), published by Ashgate Publishing and co-edited with Caroline Maughan,...Over the past six months or so, amongst much else...
Before the conference started John Garvey took Karen Barton and me to a school in Tribeca where his daughter taught, and to a class where the grade one kids (ages of around 6) were learning about library cards. It was...Before the conference started John Garvey took Karen Barton and me to a school...
Third place, by the way, landed us a cheque (or rather a check) for $6.62M (virtual). Any ideas how I get that into the UK?Third place, by the way, landed us a cheque (or rather a check) for $6.62M (virtual). Any ideas how I get that into the UK?
Long time no blog! I'm thinking of moving platform, and about to start that soon (the task of shifting old posts is non-trivial, as I've discovered), but meantime there are so many interesting happening. I've been on research leave since...Long time no blog! I'm thinking of moving platform,...
Gave a paper yesterday at IALS, U. of London. It was given in a workshop held in honour of William Twining, one of the finest legal educationalists we have in these isles. I first came across his work after my...Gave a paper yesterday at IALS, U. of London. It was given in a workshop held in...
Elizabeth Chambless's phrase, her ambition for the conference, and it summed it up. So many legal ed conferences end up as gabfests. Part of the intellectual buzz of legal education, for me at any rate, is the practical buzz of...Elizabeth Chambless's phrase, her ambition for the conference, and it...
Mitt Regan led the session discussion on technology -- summarised below. Four summaries: Professional Development Proposals Principles One size doesn't fit all law schools There are a different set of competencies that might predict law student abilities There are different...Mitt Regan led the...
Lunch time Laura Taylor, General Counsel, Chlorox. Q & A session with David Wilkins. David began by asking her what students lacked when they started with her dept. She replied: Project Management Leadership International business experience. Flexibility David -- global...Lunch time Laura Taylor,...