TJSL Professor Leah Christensen will be the plenary speaker at a conference the weekend of December 1 at Washburn University Law School, in Topeka...
Professor Christensen is a nationally respected teaching and learning expert. Her main scholarship interest focuses on how students learn most effectively in the law school classroom. She possesses particular expertise in the fields of law school pedagogy, cognitive psychology, legal reading and learning disabilities, and has published two books and several articles examining the correlation between the way in which law students read and learn the law, and their success in law school. Professor Christensen is currently drafting a new type of casebook for Professional Responsibility that focuses on the "uncasebook" method of learning the law. Professor Christensen has spoken about a wide variety of law teaching, learning and curriculum design topics as a conference presenter and as an invited speaker at law schools around the nation. She is currently working to design an innovative and experiential Academic Success and Bar Preparation Program at TJSL that provides all students with the necessary skills and support to succeed in law school and beyond.
Evidence, Lawyering Skills, Legal Writing and Professional Responsibility