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Blog Posts by Alli Gerkman

Beyond Bar Exams: DU Institute Pushes U.S. Law Schools to Share Innovations

Alli Gerkman
LawWeek Colorado interviewed Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Director Bill Sullivan about the initiative's goals: “It will give people some models and examples and a community of people to talk to,” Sullivan said. “That’s what’s been missing. It’s not so much there’s no one doing these kinds of comprehensive changes, it’...

Street Smarts: Law Schools Explore Benefits of Teaching Ethics in a Clinical Setting

Alli Gerkman
This article cites Educating Lawyers in its discussion of law schools turning to experiential models for ethics courses. This year, Yale Law School started the Ethics Bureau , a clinic in which law students assist lawyers facing ethics violations. California Western School of Law in San Diego just completed its third...