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Consortium Schools Among Best Part-Time Law School Programs for Practical Training

Riley Combelic
Last month, preLaw Magazine released its list of best practical training schools for part-time students. preLaw considered 97 part-time programs, all having 20 or more students, and 22 were selected for the magazine's top honors. Four Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Consortium schools were named to the list: Georgetown,...

Hofstra Recognizes Andrew Schepard's Role in Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers

Alli Gerkman
Professor Andrew Schepard was among our first ETL Fellows. Here , his school recognizes the honor. He teaches Family Law with Skills with, a course he co-created with Professor J. Herbie DiFonzo. It is based on the Carnegie Model and incorporates the traditional content of a family law course with court observation...

Albany and Hofstra Join Our Consortium of Law Schools Committed to Innovation in Legal Education

Marnee Baker
Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers adds two new partners to its Consortium of law schools that demonstrate a commitment to legal education reform and current Carnegie-style curricular offerings. Albany Law School has a long-established focus on student-centered learning as well as teaching and assessment methods inspired by...

ETL Now Recognizes Fellows for Their Contributions to Legal Education

Marnee Baker
We are pleased to announce that professors whose courses are featured on the ETL website will be named Fellows of Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers in order to honor their roles in advancing legal education. At present, the Fellows of ETL are: Gillian K. Hadfield , University of Southern California Gould School of Law, for...

Student Perspective: Teaching the Importance and Skill of Client Counseling

Allison Small
Allison Small is a third year law student at Hofstra Law who took Family Law with Skills as a second year law student. She is now a teaching assistant for the course. Her professional field of interest is child and family studies. One of the most fundamental skills an attorney can learn (and learn as early as possible...

Family Law Course Blends Legal Doctrine with Field Observation and Simulation

Alli Gerkman
Four years ago, Professor Andrew Schepard and his colleagues at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University developed a family law class that would strike a balance between doctrine and skills development. This week, we added it to our growing collection of innovative law school courses . In a recent...