Archive for August, 2012

Starting Law School (1) – The New Normal and One Professor’s Frame of Reference

So you’re starting law school, or thinking about applying? This morning I gave an orientation talk to incoming law school first years about what to expect in the first semester of law school, and particularly the first few weeks. In this post and the next, I will provide the gist of what I mentioned during […]

Are We Responsible for Our Brains?

This not a rhetorical question. As noted in  Reuters article by Kate Kelland, as we learn more about the brain, we raise challenging issues about personal responsibility. The law — an inherently conservative discipline, systemically resistant to change — is being confronted with profound questions. No doubt, some of those questions have previously been implicated […]

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