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Joy Kanwar on Acting & Legal Education

Season 1, Ep. 515

In this episode, Joy Kanwar, Associate Professor of Legal Writing at Brooklyn Law School, discusses her article "Avatars, Acting, and Imagination: Bringing New Techniques Into the Legal Classroom," which is published in the Journal of the Legal Profession. Kanwar begins by explaining how acting techniques can help law students learn and become better lawyers. She reflects on how she uses acting techniques in her classes. And she observes that concepts like adopting an "avatar" can encourage listening and engagement. Kanwar is on Twitter at @KanwarJoy.

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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