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Teaching in a Summer Abroad Program

I am aware that some of my colleagues, and certainly some students and probably some of our alumni and other members of the practicing bar, regard this kind of program as a grand boondoggle and an opportunity for students to earn law school credit for travel abroad, with little “real” work involved, not to mention an opportunity for faculty members to travel at the institution’s expense. That could not be further from the truth!

Letter from Taldykorgan

Dear Reader,

I write to you from Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan. The largest of the “stans,” Kazakhstan extends from the Caspian Sea to China. To the north is Russia; to the south are Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan. Kazakhstan dominates Central Asia – spin the Google Earth globe east, stay west of China, point your curser mid-continent, and Kazakhstan will appear before you.

Books for Lawyers from 2010 — A Very Subjective View of the Scribes Prize Nominees

From 2007 to 2009, I shared in Arkansas Law Notes my notes on the prize nominees for the national Scribes Prize for the best legal book in each year prior to those essays. No one complained, and a few kind […]

Some Randomly Selected Entries from the New Edition of The Bouvier Law Dictionary

In 2011, Wolters-Kluwer — the global law publisher that includes Wolters-Kluwer Law and Business, CCH, Loislaw — and other legal information resources, will publish the first new edition of the Bouvier Law Dictionary for a century. This dictionary has been […]

Books for Lawyers from 2007 A Very Subjective View of the Scribes Prize Nominees

In 2006, I first shared my notes on the prize nominees for the national Scribes Prize for the best legal book of 2005. No one complained in two years, and I’m doing it again. Waves of new law books are published each year, many of […]