Collapsing the distinction between “real” and “virtual.”

A desk with a teacup, a plant, and a laptop featuring Zoom
A desk with a teacup, a plant, and a laptop featuring Zoom
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Like many law professors across the country, I taught my classes remotely this semester via Zoom, after half a semester doing so in the spring. One class this fall consisted of about 70 first-year students, for whom a remote law school education was the only one they knew; the other class the same number of upper-level students, some of whom had spent, by the end of the semester, as much time learning the law remotely as they had in the classroom. …

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Laura A. Heymann

Law professor at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. Scholarly work (mostly IP/naming) at http://ssrn.com/author=349183

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