Intro. to Am. Law

[ITAL] 5/14 Legal Education

Reading:

  • Watch the movie “Paper Chase” before you come to class.

Homework 1: The Law School

  • Hints: How does a college student prepare herself in order to get into a law school? What does a typical law school curriculum look like? How does it contrast with ours? What is the average faculty/student ratio of law schools? What do law students do beside attending classes? How do law students find jobs? What is bar review?

Homework 2: The Socratic Method

  • Hints: What is the Socratic Method? How does it work? Why is it so popular in law teaching? Howdid it start? How does it contrast with the prevalent teaching style in Taiwanese law classes?
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