Producing Leaders in the Legal Academy
Posted by William Byrnes on July 26, 2013
Excerpts from the Loyola Lawyer (Fall 2012).
William H. Byrnes, IV is a pioneer in online education. ..
Byrnes has an affinity for the civil law and civilian education. He notes: “The insights I received from New Orleans and the civil law allowed me to see different perspectives. At a regular common law institution, I would have never been able to do this.”
“The problem with common law (case law) is that it implies there is only one way to solve a problem,” he says. “Thus, you seem to be stuck in a pigeonhole when a judge rules on a case. But this is not so in the civil law. The civil law really highlights that there are different types of logic that can be used to approach a problem. …”
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