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This chapter of Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World has contributions from many authors:

  • Section A, Professional Identity Formation, includes:
    • Teaching Knowledge, Skills, and Values of Professional Identity Formation, by Larry O. Natt Gantt, II & Benjamin V. Madison III,
    • Integrating Professionalism into Doctrinally-Focused Courses, by Paula Schaefer,
    • Learning Professional Responsibility, by Clark D. Cunningham, and
    • Teaching Leadership, by Deborah L. Rhode.
  • Section B, Pro Bono as a Professional Value, is by Cynthia F. Adcock, Eden E. Harrington, Elizabeth Kane, Susan Schechter, David S. Udell & Eliza Vorenberg.
  • Section C, The Relational Skills of the Law, includes:
    • Teaching Relational Skills: The Evidence, by Susan Daicoff, and
    • Cultivating Students' Relational Skills, by Susan L. Brooks.
  • Section D, Teamwork, is by Linda Morton & Janet Weinstein.
  • Section E, Intercultural Effectiveness, is by Mary A. Lynch with Robin Boyle, Rhonda Magee & Antoinette Sedillo López.
  • Section F, Social Justice Across the Curriculum, is by Susan Bryant.
  • Section G, Problem-Solving and Conflict Resolution, includes:
    • Teaching Students to Be Healers: The Comprehensive Law Movement, by Susan Daicoff,
    • Teaching Alternative Dispute Resolution, by Andrea Kupfer Schneider, and
    • Integrating Alternative Dispute Resolution and Problem-Solving Across the Curriculum, by Jill Gross & John Lande
  • Section H, Interprofessional Education, is by Lisa Radtke Bliss, Sylvia B. Caley, Patty Roberts, Emily F. Suski & Robert Pettignano.
  • Section I, Technology in the Profession, is by Conrad Johnson.
  • Section J, Business and Financial Literacy, is by Dwight Drake.

Chapter 1 is available at: Chapter 2 is available at: Chapter 3 is available at: Chapter 4 is available at: Chapter 5 is available at: Chapter 7 is available at: Chapter 8 is available at: The content of this SSRN posting is material that was published in the book Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World, Maranville, et al., Lexis Nexis 2015. The content has been posted on SSRN with the express permission of Lexis Nexis and of Carolina Academic Press, publisher of the book as of January 1, 2016.


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