Category Archives: Online Law School Curriculum

Law School MOOCs

Could Free Online Law Courses be the Wave of the Future? If you’ve been following recent developments in the online education space, then you have likely heard of websites like Coursera and Udacity, which offer what are referred to as … Continue reading

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Top 3 Online Law School Advantages

In a recent article posted here, the deficiencies in law school curriculum were discussed.  The top 2 complaints were the fact that law school is expensive and most law schools don’t adequately train students.   Given such realities, attending a … Continue reading

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Online Juris Doctorate Curriculum

Some describe the online legal education changes as being “disruptive” and a new article published on the Harvard Business Review blog describes in more detail how online law schools such as St. Francis School of Law are able to deliver premier educational … Continue reading

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St. Francis Webinar: All About Online JD Programs

Tomorrow night, Tuesday December 20, 2011 at 4pm Pacific Time, St. Francis will launch its Webinar Series.  The very first webinar is entitled “All About Online JD Programs” and will explore how to become an attorney by getting your JD … Continue reading

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The Socratic Method in Online Law Schools

The debate about the overall value of the Socratic method in law school classrooms is continuing.   Overall, it is exciting that there finally seems to be some dialogue and introspection centered around the  teaching methods used by law schools.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Meet the Man: Dean David Lavine

David Lavine joined St. Francis School of Law as Dean in 2011, bringing with him valuable teaching experience and a broad exposure to a variety of litigation matters.  Dean Lavine served in many different positions within the legal community including: … Continue reading

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Learn How to Be a Lawyer in Law School?! You don’t say….

This recent article from the New York Times highlights the key reasons St. Francis School of Law was founded.  The article leads with a colorful anecdote, which is reminiscent of a situation the vast majority of law school graduates face … Continue reading

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