January 8, 2009
Annual International Law Breakfast 2009
The Annual International Law Breakfast sponsored by McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific was held in San Diego, Calif. at the Association of American Law Schools' Annual Meeting.
This year's breakfast drew on our recent tradition of engaging, in cooperation with the American Society of International Law, in an exchange on how law schools should prepare their graduates to function in an era of increased globalization. Rather than simply discuss the range of instructional efforts and initiatives, however, the discussion focused on how these efforts impact students.
Discussion focused on how law schools have assessed, and how we might assess in the future, the impact of international programs on our students.
To facilitate our discussion, we invited participation in an online survey regarding what law schools have done to assess the impact of their international programs on the students participating in the programs. The results of this survey are below: