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Cantrell, Deborah J. Schaden Chair in Experiential Learning and Professor


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research overview

  • Professor Cantrell's research focuses on the role of value systems, including religious value systems in professional development, and the role of lawyers in creating social change. She also leads the Sustainable Community Development Clinic, which promotes local grassroots economic development.


  • legal ethics, legal profession, law and social change, law and religion, Buddhism and law, law and contemplative practices


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courses taught

  • LAWS 6103 - Legal Ethics Professionalism
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Examines the legal profession as an institution, its history and traditions and the ethics of the bar with particular emphasis on the professional responsibilities of the lawyer. Discusses the Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • LAWS 7019 - Advanced Clinical Practicum
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Enables a clinical student an optional 1-3 credits to complete advanced legal work in the Clinical Education Program. Course must follow enrollment in an existing clinical offering already successfully completed. Permission of the appropriate clinical faculty member required. For each credit taken, a clinical student must complete a minimum of 50 hours of legal work, all of which shall be graded pass/graded. A clinical student may complete 1-3 credits of work over the course of no more than two semesters. A clinical student may earn no more than 3 credits total over the student�s law school career.


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