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Clinical Law Professors Present at 45th Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education

Pepperdine Caruso Law clinical professors Jeffrey R. Baker, Brittany Stringfellow Otey, and Tanya Asim Cooper made several presentations at the 45th Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education.  The conference was hosted by the Association of American Law Schools in San Francisco, California, on April 27-30.

Professors Baker and Cooper jointly presented "Open Conversations: Creating a Culture of Hope through Dialog and Discourse in Contentious Times."

Professor Baker also presented "Teaching Virtue in Legal Clinics: How Clinics Can Teach Morality, Goodness, Hope, Love, and Humanity. " He additionally served as a discussion facilitator for the Clinical and Experiential Law Program Directors Workshop, and as a working group facilitator for the Associate Deans of Experiential Education sessions.

Professor Stringfellow Otey presented "Lawyering in Crisis: The Emerging Homelessness Clinic"; "Avatar Lawyering: Ethical Obligations and Professional Identity in a Legal Tech World"; and "Practices to Build, Sustain and Teach Resilient Hope in the Midst of a Long-Term Struggle for Social Change."

Professor Cooper also presented "Addressing Race in All Aspects of Clinical Teaching," and co-facilitated a small working group at the 2023 New Clinicians Conference hosted by the Clinical Legal Education Association. She also participated in the Clinical Legal Education Association's board meeting as an elected member of the board of directors.

Clinical Professors Stringfellow Otey, Baker, and Cooper have collectively 52 years of clinical teaching experience. Caruso Law’s Clinical Program is nationally ranked.