What the Best Law Teachers Do: Educators in Action

Northwestern University School of Law is pleased to host the premier conference on the best-selling Harvard University Press book, "What the Best Law Teachers Do," in conjunction with the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning. A ground-breaking book that introduces readers to professors from law schools across the United States and featuring close-to-the ground accounts of exceptional educators in action. Your registration includes a copy of the book. 

Wednesday-Friday, June 25-27, 2014, at Northwestern University, 340 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL

Attendees of this conference will have the opportunity to interact with 12 of the featured instructors who teach a wide variety of courses across the curriculum including:

  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Clinics
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Election Law
  • Family Law
  • Labor Law
  • Legal Writing
  • Pretrial Advocacy
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Property
  • Sexuality and the Law
  • Torts
  • Transactional Drafting
  • Trial Advocacy

Join us to learn more about these instructors and their passion and creativity in the classroom and beyond.

Presenters include:
The co-authors of "What the Best Law Teachers Do," Sophie Sparrow, Gerry Hess, and Michael Hunter Schwartz, will provide a framework for the presentations and a global sense of the takeaway lessons from their study.

See you in the Windy City! 

ILTL

Institute Hosts

Gerry Hess, Gonzaga University School of Law
Sandra Simpson, Gonzaga University School of Law
Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Sophie Sparrow, University of New Hampshire
Kelly Terry, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Emily Grant, Washburn University
Deborah Borman, Northwestern University School of Law

Questions about the workshops:
Please email Deborah Borman (deborah.borman@law.northwestern.edu) for substantive questions and Michael Cooper (michael-cooper@law.northwestern.edu) for logistics and registration.

Directions

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Sponsors

We would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support.