April 11, 2007
If money were no object....
The news of Columbia University receiving a $400 million gift has me dreaming about what sort of law school reforms I would propose if money were no object. My mind races with possible teaching, scholarship and service innovations that only a lot of money could help make happen (e.g., hiring law firm partners and associates to teach certain lawyering courses; creating massive legal databases to facilitate and foster empirical work; funding greater faculty involvement in major litigation in their fields of expertise).
Dear reader, how about dreaming along with me: what what sort of law school reforms would you propose if money were no object?
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What a great daydream... I think the first thing I would do is develop a comprehensive curriculum in negotiation, in combination with a business school.
Posted by: Mark Osler | Apr 13, 2007 6:41:53 PM
Fund students to dream up any commercial or not-for-profit venture, and then hire a staff to make that venture happen, with ownership partly held by the Law School (to fund future ventures).
Posted by: Anupam Chander | Apr 15, 2007 12:39:14 PM
LRAP and hefty staff pay increases.
Posted by: Kelly | May 4, 2007 4:48:37 PM
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