With tuition costs for traditional law schools rising and law students struggling to pay off debt, online legal education can be an alternative for some. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Ellen Murphy, the Program Director for Concord Law School’s Small Business Practice LLM and Attorney Ross E. Mitchell, a graduate of Concord Law School of Kaplan University, to get an inside look at an online legal education. They talk about the online process, interaction, accreditation and what the future holds for online legal education.
Professor Ramy discusses his book Succeeding in Law School in this podcast. The second edition of Professor Ramy’s book will be published June 10, 2010 by Carolina Academic Press.
For over 20 years, a professor of law has been transforming his contracts course for first-year law students into a one man rock and roll show. In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Professor Mark Pettit, Jr. from Boston University School of Law to discuss the first year of law school and his creative approach to teaching law. Dan and Mark explore the origin of incorporating song into his courses, the reaction from students past and present and the importance of law student participation especially in the first year.
It’s back to school and many law students face a new curriculum, the large workload and the hefty price of tuition. But University of California, Irvine School of Law stands out with a new agenda, creating a hands-on approach to law school, a concentration in public service and free tuition for their inaugural class through donations. Co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor at UCI Law, to chat about his new venture, the new approach to law school, students and what lies ahead.