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Aspen Advisor Week in Review for August 16th, 2019

Aspen Advisor Week in Review for August 16th, 2019 random
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Check out this week’s collection of interesting articles related to distance learning, law professors, legal education and other recent legal news.

Bar Prep 

At 53, New York City Civil Court Judge Josh Hanshaft may call himself “old school,” but his app My BarTunes takes a decidedly new-school approach to memorizing core legal concepts.

 

Experiental Learning

“The intensity of that debate has more or less gone, and now experiential learning is pretty much accepted by everybody,” Smolla says

 

Law School Students

Keeping up with kontracts and using a WK publication.

 

In this episode we discuss choosing the right hardware and software tools to streamline your life and keep you organized in law school.

 

Gaylynn Burroughs shares insights for law students on how to hone in on the areas of law that align with their personal and professional goals.

 

 

Legal Educaton

On August 14th, the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law will welcome its inaugural class to the nation's first Hybrid (online and residential) JD Program with a focus on Intellectual Property ("IP"), Technology, and Information Law. 

 

Women now make up the majority of law students entering the class.

 

The University of South Dakota School of Law will welcome one of the largest incoming classes of students in 10 years on Monday, Aug. 12. Eighty-seven students representing 14 states comprise the Class of 2022.

 

Allegations that InfiLaw Corp.'s law schools skirted federal student loan rules and deceived students are too vague to move forward in court, a federal judge has ruled

 

Is your law school one of the best in the world? Find out here.

 

University of Arizona, University of San Diego, Duke University and Harvard Law School’s Systemic Justice Project team up to map the needs of human trafficking survivors and explore innovative solutions.

 

Michele Alexandre is the first African American to be the dean of the law school.

 

Legal Training and New Markets

Partnership further strengthens Wolters Kluwer's digital research solutions for legal professionals

 

Stacey & Dean join Ian on this week's ETL Podcast to share mission critical insights from the 2019 Future Ready Lawyer Survey.

 

Online Education

Indiana University and Pexip study shows how video conferencing technology can improve attendance and student satisfaction

 

Publishing

Catcher in the Rye ebook, along with electronic versions of three other JD Salinger books, will be available for the very first time after the author’s son changed his stance on electronic publishing.