Professor Adams Speaks at International Legal Education Conference in South Africa
Professor Cynthia M. Adams participated in an international conference held at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, on July 1-4, 2009. At the conference, Professor Adams spoke on the pedagogy and methodology of integrating lawyering skills in a contracts casebook course. The conference was sponsored by APPEAL (Academics Promoting the Pedagogy of Effective Advocacy in Law), an international organization devoted to promoting the exchange of ideas, information, and resources about the teaching of lawyering skills among academics in the United States and in Africa. The conference focused on the development of law curricula at South African universities. The conference was widely attended by judges, professors, and lawyers from South Africa and the United States. Professor Adams is a member of APPEAL, which is planning a similar conference to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2011.