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Skills & Values: Lawyering Process, Legal Writing & Advocacy

Professor David Thomson of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law has publshed a new textbook entitled Skills & Values: Lawyering Process, Legal Writing & Advocacy . Thomson differentiates the book from traditional law school texts in three major ways. First, he wrote the text as a...

Negotiating Business Transactions: An Extended Simulation Course

This textbook was developed by the instructors of the International Business Negotiations course and is used to facilitate the various aspects of the course. Negotiating Business Transactions: An Extended Simulation Course contains factual and contextual materials, negotiating instructions for each...

Dau-Schmidt, Malin, Corrada, Ruiz Cameron and Fisk’s Labor Law in the Contemporary Workplace

This book prepares students for the practice of labor law in the contemporary workplace by introducing them to the basic principles of American labor law. First, the book is organized around contemporary problems as a means of teaching the core principles of labor law. Second, although the primary...

Law School 2.0: Legal Education for A Digital Age

Professor David Thomson authored Law School 2.0 , a book about how technology can play an important role in facilitating change in legal education. The book describes how this storm of a generational change both should and will transform the face of legal education as we know it today. It covers...

Review of Skills & Values: Discovery Practice Textbook

This blog, written by legal professors, reviews the quality of Professor David Thomson’s textbook Skills & Values: Discovery Practice . The review of the Skills & Values textbook series praises Professor Thomson’s ability to fill a gap in traditional law school education by focusing on the...

Skills & Values Series (Video)

Professor Thomson authored the required textbook for his Discovery Practicum at the University of Denver and also serves as an editor for the textbook series. The Skills & Values textbook series focuses on problem-based methods of teaching practice-oriented material. The video features...

Skills & Values: Discovery Practice (Video)

Professor Thomson authored the required textbook for his Discovery Practicum at the University of Denver. The textbook, Skills & Values: Discovery Practice , focuses on problem-based methods of teaching practice-oriented material. This video features Professor Thomson discussing the educational...

Skills & Values: Discovery Practice Textbook

Professor Thomson authored the required textbook for his Discovery Practicum at the University of Denver. The textbook, Skills & Values: Discovery Practice , provides students excellent teaching materials for this pre-trial course. The textbook is problem-based, providing a rich learning...

Review of Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook

The Legal Skills Prof Blog, written by law professors, reviews the quality of Professor Michael Hunter Schwartz’s textbook, Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook . This review praises Professor Hunter’s emphasis on professional responsibility and practice-based learning through hypothetical...

Excerpt from Contracts Book: Drafting

This excerpt from Contracts: A Context and Practice Textbook , written by the professor of the first year Contracts course at Washburn University School of Law, discusses the concept of contract drafting—in particular, agreed upon damages—in a practice-oriented method. The excerpt includes a...

Excerpt from Contracts Book: Consideration

This excerpt from Contracts: A Context and Practice Textbook , written by the professor of the first year Contracts course at Washburn University School of Law, discusses the doctrinal concept of consideration in a practice-oriented method. By including a chapter problem that walks through a breach...

Professional Identity Examples, Chapter 6 - State Civil Procedure

These Professional Identity Examples supplement the textbook discourse on the issue. This document contains notes from Professor Benjamin Madison, which include suggestions for class discussion on professional identity and effective ways to interact with students on the subject.

Chapter 1 of Textbook Intro to International Transactions

This particular reading addresses the expectations and goals of the International Business Negotiations Course at the Washington College of Law at American University. The reading makes clear the four goals of the program: 1) to introduce students to the practice of business transactional law, 2)...