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George Conk on Rutgers-Newark Law School in the 1960s and 70s

Season 1, Ep. 583

In this episode, George W. Conk, Adjunct Professor of Law and Senior Fellow of the Stein Center for Law & Ethics at Fordham Law School, discusses his article "People's Electric: Engaged Legal Education at Rutgers-Newark Law School in the 1960's and 1970's," which is published in the Fordham Urban Law Journal. Conk begins by describing the uniquely progressive legal education offered at Rutgers-Newark Law School in the 1960s and 70s. He explains why it was different from other law schools, and how its focus on engagement and reform affected its faculty and graduates, including his own career. Conk is on Twitter at @GeorgeConk.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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