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Blog Posts by Zachary Willis

International Law School Bases Simulations on Israeli Air Force Pilot Training

Zachary Willis
Hunter Metcalf
Legal education has been undergoing a great metamorphosis to adapt to a changing legal market. In recent years, we have witnessed an increase of interest in experiential learning, with the ultimate goal of getting law students ready to enter the profession. Here at IAALS, we are beginning to learn exactly what...

ETL Ignites: Technology, Assessments, and First Year Law School Ethics

Zachary Willis
Throughout this month, we've been releasing the fantastic Ignite-style presentations given at our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference by ETL Fellows and faculty from across the ETL Consortium. Faculty discussed an array of issues, from the innovations and outcomes of their school’s classes, programs, or...

Sweeping Changes to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Intended to Change Courts' Culture

Zachary Willis
A wave of new amendments to the federal rules of civil procedure will take effect Tuesday, Dec. 1, sparking cultural and operational changes to the nation’s legal system. Approved last April by the U.S. Supreme Court, the amendments are intended to refocus the legal community on providing a just, speedy, and less...

Unbundling Legal Services: New Resources for Families, Professionals, Lawyers, and Courts

Zachary Willis
The number of people representing themselves in court is on the rise, especially in family court. Some people feel they can handle the legal process on their own, or don't trust a lawyer to make things better. And for many, the cost of hiring a lawyer can simply be prohibitive. In response to these changing realities...

Follow Our 2015 #ETLConference Online as We Debut Foundations for Practice Results

Zachary Willis
Hunter Metcalf
It’s that time again! We’re incredibly excited to share the first results of our Foundations for Practice project and help build on what we’ve learned at this year’s Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference. Our 4th Annual Conference will be held this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (Oct 1-3) in Denver, Colorado. Check...