Thursday, June 12, 2008

A Little Grafting of Second Life into a Legal Research Class

From LLRX:
Rob Hudson discusses how Second Life can be used to enhance legal research instruction/ Experiments in full class lectures and other uses of Second Life in higher education offer a mixture of hype and excitement.


Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Real World Examples of Career Limiting Behavior by Summers

Here is a link to the post on Above the Law that I mentioned in our meeting today, which includes a list of "real world" examples of less-than-desirable summer associate behavior. The list was compiled by NYU Law's Career Services office. Some legal research blunders from the list: "Summer associate turns in a research project that did not answer the question assigned"; "Summer associate plagiarizes paragraph in memorandum from hornbook"; and "Summer associate fails to Shepardize."