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Law School | 2003

“Extending Borders in Teaching Law”

Claire Germain

URL

http://legal1.cit.cornell.edu/frenchlaw/

About

Since many law students have never been to France, it is important to put French Law in a realistic context with place, people, and purpose explicitly revealed. Without this context, foreign law is too theoretical. This project will principally facilitate development of French Law in Action: a multimedia exploration of legal realities via case studies, judge and lawyer interviews, virtual visits to courtroom and law office settings. the course, Introduction to the French Law, will also provide a means for professors, practitioners, and students to interact in a distance learning environment.

Presentations

Pioneering Innovation, Technology and Partnerships: French and U.S. Criminal Trial Procedures Compared

Germain, Claire and Clare van den Blink. 2006. "Pioneering innovation, technology and partnerships: French and U.S. criminal trial procedures compared." Presented at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO July 2006.

French Law in Action

Germain, Claire. 2005. "French law in action." American Association of Law Libraries Conference. January.

French Law in Action

Germain, Claire and Clare van den Blink. 2004. "A web-based video archive." Presented to CU Library Assembly October 2004.

Transforming Legal Education

van den Blink, Clare. 2005. "Transforming legal education." NerComp Regional Conference, Worcester, MA. March 2005.

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