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Failing the Bar, Lawyers of the Future, & Alfred the Great

Monday, January 9, 2017 9:50
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Here’s what we’re listening to this week.

ABA Journal Asked and Answered: “How to Prepare for Another Try at the Bar Exam”

Last week’s Asked and Answered, from the ABA Journal and the Legal Talk Network, had special guest Jamie Kleppetsch, president of the Association of Academic Support Educators and associate director of John Marshall’s Academic Achievement Program, on to talk about how to approach the bar exam again after failing it the first time. Kleppetsch shares some tips for overcoming anxiety and fear of failure.

Planet Lex: The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Podcast: “The Future Impact of Technology on the Legal Profession“

Planet Lex, from the Legal Talk Network, focuses on the intersections of law, society, technology, and education. In this episode from December 2016, host Daniel Rodriguez talked with Professor Richard Susskind, an expert on the ways in which technology is changing the work of lawyers, about whether law schools are doing a good job turning today’s students into the innovative lawyers of the future.

The British History Podcast: Season Six: Wessex”

The British History Podcast is in the middle of its sixth season, having just begun to tackle how Alfred the Great became, well, Great, back in the 9th century. Sorry, no embed as it doesn’t play nice with WordPress, but if you head over to their website, there are 228 episodes for you to catch up on. (h/t Sarah Glassmeyer).

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