Thursday, April 23, 2009

law school in the "postprint era"?

I had to laugh (and cry a little) when I read Robert Lanham's satiric course description and syllabus on Timothy McSweeney's website. The course, titled "Writing for Nonreaders in the Postprint Era," is geared for the 21st-century "minimalist" whose favored genres include "Instant messaging. Twittering. Facebook updates."

Gee, I am thinking, the kids in this course are the law students of tomorrow. What kind of 21st-century law school curriculum should we be developing in a postprint era? Step aside, Carnegie Foundation. Here are some possibilities:

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