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Legal Education Reform: Books

Note:  Most of these books are available at the Schaefer Law Library.  Call numbers are listed at the end of those selections.  Other titles are available by interlibrary loan. If you would like a title, please contact the Schaefer Law Library Reference Desk or use the Faculty Database Request System.


The Boulder Statements on Legal Research Education: The Intersection of Intellectual and Practical Skills edited by Susan Nevelow Mart. (Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2014) KF 272 .B68 2014

The Calling of Law: The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education by Fiona Westwood & Karen Barton (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Pub. Co., 2014)

Rethinking the Law School: Education, Research, Outreach and Governance by Carel Stolker (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014)   

Teaching Law: Justice, Politics, and The Demands of Professionalism by Robin West   (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014)   KF 272 .W47 2014 

Transforming the Education of Lawyers: The Theory and Practice of Clinical Pedagogy by Susan J. Bryant, Elliott S. Milstein & Ann C. Shalleck (2014)


The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change by James E. Moliterno (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013) KF300 .M648 2013 

The Arts and the Legal Academy: Beyond Text in Legal Education edited by Zenon Bankowski, Maksymilian Del Mar, & Paul Maharg (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Pub. Co., 2013) K 100 .A88 2013

Best Interests of the Student: Applying Ethical Constructs to Legal Cases in Education by Jacqueline A. Stefkovich (New York: Routledge, 2013).

The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis by Steven J. Harper (New York: Basic Books, 2013) KF300 .H377 2013 

Teaching Law Practice: Preparing the Next Generation of Lawyers by Charles Cercone, Nelson P. Miller & Christopher R. Trudeau   (Lake Mary, Florida: Vandeplas Publishing, 2013)

Think Like a Lawyer: Legal Reasoning for Law Students and Business Professionals by E. Scott Fruehwald (Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, 2013) KF 379 .F78 2013   

What the Best Law Teachers Do by Michael Hunter Schwartz, Gerald F. Hess & Sophie M. Sparrow (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013) K 100 .S39 2013 

Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future by Richard Susskind (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013) K 120 .S87 2013 


Failing Law Schools by Brian Z. Tamanaha (Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2012) KF 272 .T353 2012 

Law and Leadership: Integrating Leadership Studies into the Law School Curriculum edited by Paula Monopoli & Susan McCarty (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012) KF 273 .L29 2012

Legal Education in the Digital Age edited by Edward Rubin (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012) K100 .L45 2012 

Reforming Legal Education: Law Schools at the Crossroads edited by David M. Moss & Debra Moss Curtis (Charlotte, NC: IAP - Information Age Pub., 2012)                           KF 272 .R44 2012 

A Survey of Law School Curricula, 2002-2010 edited by Catherine L. Carpenter (Chicago, IL: A.B.A. Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, 2012)       KF 272 .S878 2012


Teaching Law and Literature edited by Austin Sarat, Cathrine O. Frank & Matthew Anderson (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2011)   KF 277 .L38 T43 2011

Techniques for Teaching Law 2 by Gerald F. Hess, Steven I Friedland, Michael Hunter Schwartz & Sophie Sparrow (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2011).

Vulnerable Populations and Transformative Law Teaching: A Critical Reader edited by Society of American Law Teachers and Golden Gate University School of Law (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2011) KF 336 .V85 2011


Law School 2.0: Legal Education for a Digital Age, David I.C. Thomson (Newark, N.J.: LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2009)   KF 100 .T48 2009

Strategies and Techniques at Law School Teaching: A Primer for New (and Not So New) Professors by Howard E. Katz and Kevin Francis O’Neill(New York: Aspen Publishers, 2009) KF 272 .K37 2009 

Teaching Law by Design: Engaging Students from the Syllabus to the Final Exam by Michael Hunter Schwartz, Sophie Sparrow, & Gerald Hess (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2009) KF 272 .S24 2009


Educating Lawyers Now and Then : An Essay Comparing the 2007 and 1914 Carnegie Foundation Reports on Legal Education by James Maxeiner  (Lake Mary, Florida: Vandeplas Publishing, 2008)  KF272 .E378 2007 

Expert Learning for Law Students by Michael Hunter Schwartz (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2008) KF283 .S39 2008

The Gathering Peasants' Revolt in Legal Education by Kurt Olson (Andover, MA: The Doukathsan Press, 2008).  KF272 .O47 2008

The Internationalization of Law and Legal Education edited by Jan Klabbers & Mortimer Sellers (London: Springer, 2008) K 100 .I58 2008

A Legal Education Renaissance: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century: The History and Status of Legal Education by John O. Sonsteng (Lake Mary, FL: Vandeplas Pub., 2008) KF 272 .S66 2008 

Legal Scholarship and Education by Mark V. Tushnet (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008) KF 272 .T87 2008 

Mastering Legal Analysis and Communication by David T. Ritchie (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2008) K 290 .R58 2008 


Best Practices for Legal Education: A Vision and a Road Map by Roy T. Stuckey (New York: Clinical Legal Education Association, 2007) KF 272 .S87 2007 

Transforming Legal Education: Learning and Teaching the Law in the Early Twenty-First Century by Paul Maharg (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007) K 100 .M34 2007                          

William M. Sullivan et al., Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law (2007).


Group Learning Contexts and Processes within Law Schools by Dorothy H. Evensen (Newtown, PA: Law School Admission Council, 2006) LB 1060 .E94 2006


The Discipline of Law Schools: The Making of Modern Lawyers by Philip C. Kissam (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press 2003). KF 279 .K57 2003

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