Ken Lopez is the President/CEO of A2L Consulting. He recently authored an article in the King County Bar Bulletin in which he recommends the use of aikido, a martial art, approach to trial. Lopez puts it this way: “This is the idea that you can use someone’s momentum against them. If they are running at you, you can move to the side and trip them — and they will fall. This requires far less energy…
The Title IX world is abuzz with expectation about the release of regulations from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The general consensus is that even if the Department makes some changes based on the 100,000+ comments it received on the proposed rules, any final rules released will roll back many Obama-era protections for students reporting sexual misconduct. Yet, even as the Department continues with its plans to lighten the load on…
I wrote a series of posts about law school casebooks and what close readings of their origins and uses can tell us about things that can and cannot be changed about legal education, higher education, and more. Here are the links, all in one place: A New Paper Chase Hitting the Books The Strangelovian Law School, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Casebook Bye the Book Closing the Book