Symposium To Take a look at Legal Pedagogy

A symposium at the College of Virginia University of Law will examine how attorneys are skilled and how lawful training could make improvements to.

“Interrogating Lawful Pedagogy and Imagining a Better Way to Educate Lawyers” will be held on the internet Feb. 18. The occasion is hosted by the Virginia Law Critique On the internet.

Presenters and panelists will examine gender and racial gaps in authorized education, whether legal pedagogy should include a lot more scientific or theoretical instruction, how authorized pedagogy can exacerbate inequalities in the justice technique and the ability for legal training to adjust, among other matters.

The function will feature two keynote addresses, by Professor LaToya Baldwin Clark of UCLA College of Law and by Alec Karakatsanis, founder and govt director of Civil Legal rights Corps.

“We wanted to host the symposium we wanted to go to. From the function of critical race theory in instruction to diversifying legislation university courses, these topics are surfacing in our day-to-working day discussions ideal now,” reported On the internet Improvement Editor Elizabeth Adler ’22. “How burgeoning lawyers are taught directly influences how they practice law, how the law forms and how culture reacts as a end result. We believe the ripple outcomes of lawful schooling are substantial nevertheless under-mentioned.”



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10:30-10:45 a.m.


  • Risa Goluboff, Dean, Arnold H. Leon Professor of Regulation, Professor of Historical past, College of Virginia Faculty of Law

10:45-11:45 a.m.

Paper Shows

  • “Gender Dissimilarities in Law University Classroom Participation: The Key Role of Social Context,” by Molly Bishop Shadel (Professor of Regulation, UVA), Sophie Trawalter (Affiliate Professor of Community Coverage and Psychology, UVA) and J.H. Verkerke (T. Munford Boyd Professor of Legislation, UVA)
  • “The Gender Participation Hole and the Politics of Pedagogy,” by Anne Coughlin (Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Professor of Law, UVA) and Molly Bishop Shadel (Professor of Law, UVA)
  • “Moving Law Instructing Beyond Thoughts to Spark Students’ Legal Imaginations,” by Sherri Lee Keene (Associate Professor of Law, Authorized Practice, Georgetown Legislation) and Susan McMahon (Associate Scientific Professor of Regulation, Sandra Working day O’Connor Faculty of Legislation)
  • “Feminist Lawful Record and Lawful Pedagogy,” by Paula Monopoli (Sol & Carlyn Hubert Professor of Regulation, Maryland)

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Keynote Tackle

  • LaToya Baldwin Clark, Assistant Professor of Regulation, UCLA School of Legislation

12:15-1:30 p.m.

Lunch for Registered Visitors

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Panel 1 | Composing and Lawful Competencies Instruction Throughout the Curriculum

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  • Bridget J. Crawford, College Distinguished Professor, Professor of Regulation, Elisabeth Haub Faculty of Regulation at Rate College
  • Jennifer Murphy Romig ’98, Professor of Observe, Emory University University of Regulation
  • Oscar J. Salinas, Director, Academic Excellence System and Medical Professor of Regulation, University of North Carolina Faculty of Legislation
  • Kathryn M. Stanchi, E.L. Wire Professor of Regulation, William S. Boyd Faculty of Regulation at UNLV
  • Moderator: Joe Fore ’11, Professor of Law, Typical College Co-Director, Legal Investigation and Crafting Program, University of Virginia Faculty of Law

Panel 2 | Education Attorneys or Thinkers? Balancing Clinical and Theoretical Approaches to Authorized Education and learning

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  • Deirdre M. Enright ’92, Professor of Legislation, Common Faculty Director, Venture for Knowledgeable Reform, College of Virginia Faculty of Regulation
  • Robert R. Kuehn, Professor of Regulation, Washington College in St. Louis School of Regulation
  • Daniel Nagin, Clinical Professor of Regulation Faculty Director, WilmerHale Legal Services Heart and Veterans Legal Clinic, Harvard Law University
  • Moderator: Sarah Shalf ’01, Professor of Legislation, General College Director of Scientific Systems, University of Virginia School of Legislation

Panel 3 | The Worth of Incorporating Race Into the Traditional Authorized Curriculum

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  • Carliss Chatman, Associate Professor of Legislation, Washington and Lee College College of Legislation
  • Camille Gear Abundant, Dorothy W. Nelson Professor of Law and Sociology, University of Southern California Gould University of Regulation
  • Zahr K. Stated, Associate Dean, Analysis and Faculty Growth Professor of Legislation, College of Washington College of Regulation
  • Moderator: H. Timothy Lovelace Jr. ’06, John Hope Franklin Exploration Scholar, Professor of Regulation, Duke College Faculty of Law

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Dialogue With the Hosts of the Podcast “5-4”

  • Michael, Peter and Rhiannon, Hosts
  • Moderators: Charles Barzun ’05, Horace W. Goldsmith Investigation Professor of Regulation Thomas Frampton, Associate Professor of Legislation, University of Virginia Faculty of Legislation

4-4:30 p.m.

Keynote Handle

  • Alec Karakatsanis, Founder, Government Director, Civil Rights Corps

4:30-4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks