Teaching law by design

engaging students from the syllabus to the final exam
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Carolina Academic Press , Durham, N.C
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States, Law teachers -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals
StatementMichael Hunter Schwartz, Sophie Sparrow, Gerald Hess.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc
ContributionsSparrow, Sophie., Hess, Gerald F., 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF272 .S37 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23197967M
ISBN 139781594604973
LC Control Number2009013705
OCLC/WorldCa317698705

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