|Present||Professor, UIC School of Law|
|Present||Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, UIC School of Law|
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Mind the Gap: Teaching Research as a Fluid, Ever-Present Concept in the First-Year Legal Research and Writing Classroom Mercer Law Review (2015)
A couple of years ago, the closed-memorandum problem I assigned as the first writing project for my fresh-faced legal research and writing students involved a legal issue that I manipulated by eliminating discussion of one ...
Mind the Gap: Teaching Research As A Fluid, Ever-Present Concept in the First-Year Legal Research and Writing Classroom, 66 Mercer L. Rev. 651 (2015) UIC Law Open Access Faculty Scholarship (2015)
This Article presents a brief summary of the available research on those students who have used computers throughout their entire educational careers, including their strengths, their weaknesses, and how they differ from their instructors-many of ...
Using a Cultural Lens in the Law School Classroom to Stimulate Self-Assessment, 48 Gonz. L. Rev. 365 (2013) UIC Law Open Access Faculty Scholarship (2013)
The American Bar Association is exerting pressure on United States law schools to improve teaching effectiveness by shifting the evaluation of student learning away from input measures to focus upon output-based assessments. Yet, many legal ...
Selling Sex: Analyzing the Improper Use Defense to Contract Enforcement through the Lens of Carroll v. Beardon Cleveland State Law Review (2011)
The Supreme Court of Montana's, three-page opinion in Carroll v. Beardon is a treasure for those who teach first-year law students. Its deceptive simplicity is a lesson in close reading. It provides scholars and teachers ...
Selling Sex: Analyzing the Improper Use Defense to Contract Enforcement through the Lens of Carroll v. Beardon, 59 Clev. St. L. Rev. 693 (2011) UIC Law Open Access Faculty Scholarship (2011)
The 1963 decision of the Supreme Court of Montana in Carroll v. Beardon occupies less than three full pages in the Pacific Reporter and involves a simple real estate transaction in which a "madam" sold ...
Lost in Translation in the Law School Classroom: Assessing Required Coursework in LL.M. Programs for International Students International Journal of Legal Information (2007)
Those who teach ESL students are engaging in wonderful, creative work, which should be shared with the larger legal writing community. This article is designed to begin a conversation through scholarship in this area. This ...
Current Developments in Federal Employment Discrimination Law Northern Illinois University Law Review (1995)
The area of federal employment discrimination law has undertone vast changes over the past several years through both legislative and judicial action. This article provides, an overview of the recent congressional enactments and amendments, including ...
The First Amendment Right to Petition Government for a Redress of Grievances: Cut from a Different Cloth UC Law Constitutional Quarterly (1993)
The First Amendment right to petition government has been improperly limited by the United States Supreme Court. While the Court has agreed that the Petition Clause extends to the judiciary, it has improperly concluded that ...
BREAST IMPLANTS AS BEAUTY RITUAL: WOMAN'S SCEPTRE AND PRISON Yale Journal of Law & Feminism
In the past several years, various publications, including medical literature, television reports, newspaper articles, and even a book written by a physician and editor of a prestigious medical journal, have delivered roughly the same message ...
Contributions to Books (1)
Mind the Gap: Teaching Research As A Fluid, Ever-Present Concept in the First-Year Legal Research and Writing Classroom, 66 Mercer L. Rev. 651 (2015) (reprinted in Legal Writing Institute, Monograph Series: Volume Seven: The New Teacher's Deskbook Update (2011-2018)) Volume Seven: The New Teacher's Deskbook Update (2011-2018) (2018)