Posted by: Ray Brescia | April 9, 2016

Law School, Group Projects, and Creativity

 

 

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How can a law school teach students to work in teams?  To work collaboratively?  To nurture their creativity and give them a chance to work on a cause larger than themselves?  In a recent article, forthcoming in the New York Law School Law Review, I recount my experience as a student in a law school clinic in the early 1990s where my classmates and I, together with our faculty supervisors and community partners, worked on litigation to close the refugee camp for HIV+ Haitians maintained on the U.S. naval base on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.   In the piece, I explore these questions and more.

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