The Private Sector’s Pivotal Role in Combating Human Trafficking

Jonathan Todres “¢Â 17 Feb 2012 Human trafficking is big business, with industry estimates running in the billions of dollars annually. Much of that profit accrues to traffickers, illegal profiteers, and organized crime groups. However, the private sector-including legitimate businesses and industries-also reaps economic benefits, directly and indirectly, from the trafficking and related exploitation of persons. […]

Law School for Poets

Melissa Murray “¢ 17 Feb 2012 This piece was written for a program held by the American Association of Law Schools Section  on Law and Humanities, “Excavating and Integrating Law and Humanities in the Core Curriculum,” on January 5, 2012.Like many who attend law school, I was an undergraduate history major. The humanities, my college […]

Teaching Property Law and What It Means to Be Human

Rose Cuison Villazor “¢Â 17 Feb 2012 This piece was written for a program held by the American Association of Law Schools Section  on Law and Humanities, “Excavating and Integrating Law and Humanities in the Core Curriculum,” on January 5, 2012.Why do I include films, art and novels in the study of property law? The reason […]

Excavating Subtexts and Integrating Humanity in Civil Procedure

Bret Asbury “¢Â 17 Feb 2012 This piece was written for a program held by the American Association of Law Schools Section on Law and Humanities, “Excavating and Integrating Law and Humanities in the Core Curriculum,” on January 5, 2012.I am currently in my fifth year as a law professor at Drexel University, where I teach […]

Role, Identity, and Lawyering: Empowering Professional Responsibility

Natasha Martin “¢Â 17 Feb 2012 This piece was written for a program held by the American Association of Law Schools Section on Law and Humanities, “Excavating and Integrating Law and Humanities in the Core Curriculum,” on January 5, 2012.The Professional Responsibility course has the potential to have the greatest impact on our students’ futures in […]

Incorporating Literary Methods and Texts in the Teaching of Tort Law

Zahr K. Said “¢ 17 Feb 2012 This piece was written for a program held by the American Association of Law Schools Section on Law and Humanities, “Excavating and Integrating Law and Humanities in the Core Curriculum,” on January 5, 2012.Tort law is frequently taught in terms of economic concepts: efficiency, capture, cost distribution, risk […]