Law Blog from the Wall Street Journal highlights a new paper from Stephen F. Reed, a clinical law professor at Northwestern University School of Law.
Reed writes that professors shouldn’t underestimate the pedagogical power of laughter. A good quip, he says, can “wake up your students and help everyone in the room to enjoy and absorb the pedagogical experience a little more.”
Looking to add a little laughter to your study sessions? Check out these books in the LRC:
- Further Weird Cases: Comic and Bizarre Cases from Courtrooms Around the World (LRC Reading Room K183. S48 2014)
- Lowering the Bar: Lawyers Jokes and Legal Culture (LRC Reading Room K184. G35 2005)
- The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance: and other Real Laws that Human Beings Have Actually Dreamed Up, Enacted, and Sometimes Even Enforced (LRC Reading Room K183. U53 2013)