Author Archives: Amanda Reilly

NEW PRODUCT: The Allergan Board Under Fire (A) and (B)

The Case Development Initiative (CDI) at Harvard Law School recently debuted a new case study on the HLS Case Studies website. CDI develops role plays and case studies based on strategic and organizational issues faced by legal organizations. These cases … Continue reading

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Vieira de Almeida (VdA): Legal Innovation Pioneers in Portugal

The Case Development Initiative (CDI) at Harvard Law School debuted a new case study on the HLS Case Studies website. CDI is a program that develops role plays and case studies based on strategic and organizational issues that those in … Continue reading

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Is Your Case Teaching Learner-Centered? It’s Harder Than You Think

By Amanda Reilly   It might seem self-evident that teaching is learner-centered, but the traditional lecture and rote memorization model actually doesn’t put students first.  To address this issue, Dr. Maryellen Weimer wrote Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice. … Continue reading

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New Vice Dean to Develop Experiential Learning at HLS

Dan Nagin, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the WilmerHale Legal Services Center, will serve as Harvard Law School’s first Vice Dean for Experiential and Clinical Programs. In this position, Nagin will work to build the school’s experiential offerings … Continue reading

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For-Profit Law Schools: Impacting the Future of Legal Education

The InfiLaw System, a for-profit company that owns several law schools and professional development firms, is challenging the status quo in legal education in a way similar to for-profit education companies such as University of Phoenix, Strayer, and DeVry. However, … Continue reading

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Making the Grade: Considering the ABA Task Force Recommendations for Legal Education

“There is almost universal agreement that the current system is broken,” said Thomas W. Lyons III, ABA Task Force member, at an ABA Task Force meeting in Dallas earlier this year. In August, the American Bar Association’s Task Force released … Continue reading

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