Northwestern University School of Law is pleased to host the premiere 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, June 25-27, 2014. 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 include a copy of the book.
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:
Join us to learn more about these instructors and their passion and creativity in the classroom and beyond.
Wednesday, June 25: Opening and Welcome Reception, 5-7 PM
Thursday, June 26
8:30-9:30 Registration and Breakfast
9:30-9:45 Introduction and Welcome
11:00-12:00 Concurrent Session 1 (2 BLTs in different rooms)
1:00-2:00 Concurrent Session 2 (2 BLTs in different rooms)
2:30-3:30 Concurrent Session 3 (2 BLTs in different rooms)
Friday, June 27th
8:30-9:30 Breakfast with BLTs
9:30-10:30 Concurrent Session 4 (2 BLTs in different rooms)
11:00-12:00 Concurrent Session 5 (2 BLTs in different rooms)
1:00-2:00 Concurrent Session 6 (2 BLTs in different rooms)
2:30-3:30 Closing – Ask the BLTs (questions generated during the conference)
Rory Bahadur, Washburn University School of Law
Cary Bricker, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Roberto Corrada, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
Meredith Duncan, University of Houston Law Center
Paula Franzese, Seton Hall University School of Law
Heather Gerken, Yale Law School
Nancy Knauer, Temple University, James E. Beasely School of Law
Susan Kuo, University of South Carolina
Andy Leipold, University of Illinois College of Law
Julie Nice, University of San Francisco School of Law
Ruthann Robson, CUNY School of Law
Tina Stark, retired, formerly Boston University School of Law
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!
Gerry Hess, Gonzaga University School of Law
Sandra Simpson, Gonzaga University School of Law
Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
Sophie Sparrow, University of New Hampshire
Kelly Terry, UALR
Emily Grant, Washburn University
Deborah Borman, Northwestern University School of Law