October 2020 Bar Bulletin
By Spencer C. Satin
Ask a law student to tell you a memorable story of law school, and their answer likely includes a self-deprecating tale of a mistaken answer in a crowded lecture hall followed by a cacophony of laughter. Embarrassing as that may have been, the same student likely has no regrets about the answer they gave. With a smile, they’ll tell you it’s a welcomed rite-of-passage for every student who seeks to put the letters “J.D. ” next to their name.
Sadly, the COVID-dictated academic experience has many professors shying away from the traditional, “teaching-with-questions” method. The...