Yesterday I reviewed Professor Sarah Ricks and Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum's new casebook entitled Current Issues in Constitutional Litigation: A Context and Practice Casebook (Carolina Academic Press 2011). In case you missed it yesterday, you can find my review of the professors' new casebook here.
Today I wanted to encourage readers to check out the following two sample chapters, which you can download for free on SSRN:
- Chapter Five - 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Action Under Color of Law. To give you a better idea of the layout of each chapter, here is a screenshot of chapter five's table of contents:
- Chapter Fourteen - Protecting Freedom of Religion in Prison: The Free Exercise Clause and RLUIPA. And here is a screenshot of what you can expect to find in this chapter:
Is the Langdellian case method finally showing signs of aging? Should law professors abandon the casebook/Socratic method of teaching law in favor of the "context-and-practice method"? I invite readers to share their thoughts by leaving a comment below!