"Globalization: Law schools get serious" (The National Law Journal) is on the topic of U of Miami Law's program Law without Walls. From the article:
Michele DeStefano Beardslee was not overflowing with enthusiasm when her law dean suggested last year that she organize an academic conference on globalization. An assistant professor at the University of Miami School of Law, Beardslee wasn't sure how yet another series of panels would provide her students with practical skills in dealing with global business issues.
She hit upon the idea of bringing law students from different continents together to work on problems within legal education or the profession — say, the way judges interact across national borders, or how to pay for international litigation. The program, Law Without Walls, will start in January with students from Miami; Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China; Harvard Law School; Fordham University School of Law; New York Law School; and University College London.
"Today's world is no longer contained by country boundaries. The lawyers of tomorrow, if they want to be successful, are going to have to interact with businesspeople from around the world," Beardslee said.
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Note: Past post on this program: How will law be practiced in the future? How will law be taught in the future? This international group is looking at those questions.
Note (added May 24, 2011): "Amid Changes, Law School Tries to Get Real" (TIME).