Hosted by Northeastern University School of Law, the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law and the Northeastern University Law Journal.

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Symposium Goals and Objectives
 

The Inaugural Symposium on Experiential Education in Law represents a transformational moment in the development of law school curriculum.  The Symposium provides a forum for creative and innovative thinking and planning to reimagine the relationship between experiential learning and other pedagogies in order to ensure that law graduates are ready to practice with a full complement of skills and ethical and social values necessary to serve clients and the public interest, now and in the future.  The Symposium will engage constituencies in the legal academy and profession to initiate new approaches and programs for curriculum reform and to change the way in which law students are educated in order to address the shared complex challenges of the 21st century.  Specifically, the Symposium will encourage attendees to identify key attributes underlying the advantages in preparing law students for careers in the law that are associated with experiential learning while developing methods by which these curricular innovations can be implemented.

The Symposium invites members of the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law, as well as others who are broadly representative of the profession and academy, to participate in the Symposium.  In this way, the Symposium can encourage creative thinking from multiple perspectives and develop innovative solutions from those most affected by the transformation underway in the legal academy and profession.  From this shared understanding and common approach will come work plans that can form the basis for strategic planning and approaches that will lead to positive implementation that will ensure future relevance for legal education and the profession. Northeastern University School of Law, the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law and the Northeastern University Law Journal invite you to join us in contributing to this transformational moment in legal education.

To learn more about our cohosts, please click on these links: the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law and the Northeastern University Law Journal.