Category Archives: Problem Solving Workshop Blog Posts

The Boy Who Cried Balloon

New Product: Balloon Boy On October 15, 2009, Richard and Mayumi Heene called 911 in a panic. Their son Falcon had gone missing, as had a large metallic helium balloon housed in their backyard. Local and federal authorities conducted a … Continue reading

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How Law Professors Can Write a Problem Solving Case

by Joseph William Singer Bussey Professor of Law, Harvard Law School We all know law professors use the case method to teach law. But the Problem Solving Workshop has adopted a new kind of case method—the kind more typical of … Continue reading

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Conversation Starters: Case Studies for Curricular Reform

In April, Dean Jeremy Paul of the Northeastern University School of Law and co-managing partner Alan Klinger of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan wrote for the New York Law Journal about legal curricular reform.  Paul and Klinger outline seven improvements … Continue reading

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Suffolk Law Launches Problem Solving Workshop

“I have no doubt in my mind that this will be the most memorable course I have taken,” said Suffolk Law student Thomas Lessard on his last day attending the Problem Solving Workshop. At the beginning of this year, Suffolk … Continue reading

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The Copyright Wars

New Product: From Sony to SOPA: The Technology-Content Divide by Lisa Brem and Elizabeth Moroney When the Stop Online Piracy Act was introduced in the House of Representatives in the fall of 2011, the blogosphere erupted. Tech writers predicted a … Continue reading

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Information Law and Policy: Advanced Problem Solving Workshop

HLS Visiting Professor Susan Crawford taught the Information Law and Policy: Advanced Problem Solving Workshop this fall at HLS. The course combines case studies with mini lectures, classroom exercises and guest speakers to provide an interactive, participant centered experience for … Continue reading

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