Can I Teach You in a Hall? Can I Teach You on a Call? Can I Teach You from My Room? Can I Teach You on a Zoom?

Professors—and perhaps law professors more than most—can usually rely on the architecture of the place, the costuming of the participants, and even the nature of our audience for at least some of our success in the classroom. In a normal year, I know I benefit from the kind of people in the room: a captive audience who have been rewarded for sitting quietly and attentively for sixteen years. I benefit from the students’ relationships with one another: they enliven and enrich the class discussion and the classwork.

Community Building for Better Outcomes: Our Silver Lining From Teaching in A Pandemic

When we set out to plan our fall remote legal-writing course in summer 2020, we found ourselves in a bit of a panic. We covered it well on the surface, sharing exercises and tips with colleagues to ground ourselves and show that we had concrete ideas for the fall. Beneath that surface, however, we each frantically researched

Shelter-in-Place Edition (multiple authors)

This issue contains mini-essays by the following authors on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their lives:


Mirielle Butler, UC Berkeley 

John Cook, Elon University 

Megan Davis, University of Houston 

Olympia Duhart, Nova Southeastern University 

Rebekah Hanley, University of Oregon 

Anne Johnson, Mercer University 

Megan McAlpin, University of Oregon 

Mary Ann Robinson, Villanova University 

Joyce Rosenberg, University of Kansas 

Robyn Stanton, Stanford University 