Michael Hunter Schwartz

Michael Hunter Schwartz is a Professor of Law and Dean of the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, a Consultant for the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, and has been teaching law since 1991. He is the author of Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook (Carolina Academic Press, 2009), Expert Learning for Law Students (2d ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2008), Pass the Bar! (Carolina Academic Press, 2006), Teaching Law by Design: Engaging Students from the Syllabus to the Final Exam (Carolina Academic Press, 2009), and What the Best Law Teachers Do (Harvard University Press, 2011). He also is a named contributing author to Best Practices for Legal Education (CLEA 2007), and he has authored three law review pieces and several shorter works addressing various law teaching and learning topics. Professor Schwartz has delivered more than two dozen conference presentations on a wide variety of teaching and learning topics and has served as a consultant and/or invited speaker at more than two dozen law schools throughout the country.


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Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook, Third Edition

by Michael Hunter Schwartz, Adrian J. Walters

2020, 968 pp, casebound, ISBN 978-1-5310-0806-2


Teacher's Manual available

Includes Core Knowledge for Lawyers online content

Expert Learning for Law Students Workbook cover

Expert Learning for Law Students Workbook, Second Edition

by Michael Hunter Schwartz

2008, 176 pp, paper, ISBN 978-1-59460-552-9


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Pass the Bar!

by Denise Riebe, Michael Hunter Schwartz

2006, 340 pp, paper, ISBN 978-1-59460-165-1


Teacher's Manual available