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Federal Reserve Policy Implicates Grad Student Decisions

Follow By Arthur Saakian Quantitative Easing is the Kool-Aid that America is drinking—at least until 2014. Manufactured by the Federal Reserve at the start of the Great Recession in 2008, Quantitative Easing–or QE–is a monetary policy used by the Fed to increase the...
Posted On Apr 09 2012

LRW: Behind the Curve?

Follow By Jonathan Foster You’ve heard it before: “Legal Research and Writing is the most important class of your first year.” It’s a sentiment that is frequently repeated in law schools and law firms across the country. Professors of other subjects often admit that the skills...

Dean Berman Implements New Committee on Curricular and Pedagogical Innovation — Melissa Milchman

Follow The concept of “one-size-fits-all” may work for Halloween costumes, baseball caps, and mittens. But the world of academia is slowly accepting that it may not work for education, particularly in those fields that require specialized skills and knowledge, such as the law....

First Year Curriculum: Dynamic or Complacent? by Jonathan Foster

Follow Comparisons can be dangerous.  In relationships, comparing a significant other to an ex is romantically fatal; in the mirror, comparing oneself to a supermodel is self-esteem suicide. In politics, comparing oneself to Reagan may seem like a good idea at the time, but...