Life Changing Moments: Learning to Accept Your Students' Choices
Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing
perspective, law school, legal writing, learning experience, life changing moment
This article discusses how a law professor's experiences with her daughter has helped her gain perspective concerning her law school career. Specifically, the author discusses how her daughter's leukemia developed her perspective with regard to academic bureaucracies. The author also recounts how her daughter taught her to allow her law students to be independent and make their own choices, even if it leads to failure.
Karin Mika, Life Changing Moments: Learning to Accept Your Students' Choices, 13 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing 15 (Fall 2004)