Friday, June 8, 2007
Looking for a good legal writing problem for students to write an appellate brief on, based on a federal statute? Try the hypothetical in Anne C. McGinley's article on Discrimination in Our Midst: Law Schools' Potential Liablity for Employment Practices, 14 UCLA Women's Law Journal 1 (2005). Professor McGinley explores the potential Title VII liability of U.S. law schools by focusing on how a fictitious case might play out in court. Her fact scenario is a compilation of experiences many in legal education will find familiar, particularly women, and particularly legal writing professors.