Innovation at Temple Law

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a variety of issues impacting the future of legal education, mostly in preparation for a gathering of law school deans next month that will address the many questions confronting us at this time.  I want to be very clear – I’m excited about this conversation, and about this… Read more »

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Temple Law

It is always inspiring to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. I was particularly excited to celebrate his birthday at this morning’s Barristers Association of Philadelphia Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Memorial Breakfast, where two members of the Temple Law School family were honored. Albert S Dandridge III, a partner at Schnader… Read more »


In our part of the world, January is almost universally perceived as a time for starting anew. For most people, this means starting a new diet; for me, this year, it means flirting with the idea of starting a diet, but committing to starting a blog. Chances are that two questions flow from that statement… Read more »

It’s About Community

    Last fall, the Temple Law community came together at Thanksgiving and again at Christmas to make our second annual Moment of Thanks campaign an overwhelming success.  Together, we donated more than 750 canned food items to Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger relief organization, and more than 600 toys to at-risk children in Northeast… Read more »


Anne Curzan, a linguist at the University of Michigan, has written a wonderful blog post about one of my favorite non-words: impactful.  If you are at all interested in the evolution of our language, I encourage you to read it for its thoughtfulness and insight. Why do I like “impactful?” In a nutshell, I think… Read more »