Fall 2009 Citation Relay Bob Brain – Loyola Law School Los Angeles Selina Farrell – Pepperdine School of Law
Relay Rules <ul><li>Each TA group comprises one of four student teams. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team designates a starting m...
Relay Rules <ul><li>Each starting member raises his/her hand to notify professor when he/she believes his/her first citati...
Relay Rules <ul><li>If the team member working at the board gets “stumped” at any point, he/she may pass the baton to anot...
Relay Rules <ul><li>The team that first completes all 8 citations correctly will be declared the winner of today’s relay. ...
How To Get a Copy of This Game <ul><li>Email:  [email_address]   or </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Do...
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Fall 2009 Citation Relay

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Presented at 2010 LWI Conference at Marco Island, FL, by Bob Brain and Selina Farrell

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  • This game illustrates the following concepts: --Simple rules --Team-oriented learning --No set time per question, but emphasis on speed and accuracy enhances competitive aspect of game --Relay aspect promotes whole-class participation
  • Fall 2009 Citation Relay

    1. 1. Fall 2009 Citation Relay Bob Brain – Loyola Law School Los Angeles Selina Farrell – Pepperdine School of Law
    2. 2. Relay Rules <ul><li>Each TA group comprises one of four student teams. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team designates a starting member. </li></ul><ul><li>Starting members approach the board and correct, in numerical order, the 8 citations in the following office memo passage. </li></ul><ul><li>Team members may consult their Bluebooks while attempting to draft correct citations. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Relay Rules <ul><li>Each starting member raises his/her hand to notify professor when he/she believes his/her first citation answer is accurate and complete. </li></ul><ul><li>Professor confirms whether the citation is correct. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If yes, the starting member may resume play by proceeding to the second citation or “pass the baton [i.e., marker]” to a team member. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If no, the starting member must “pass the baton” to a team member, who then must attempt to correct the citation. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Relay Rules <ul><li>If the team member working at the board gets “stumped” at any point, he/she may pass the baton to another team member. </li></ul><ul><li>Play continues for all 8 citations according to the above rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Caveat: Seated team members may not assist a team member who is working at the board. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any team member may, however, offer to receive the baton from the team member working at the board. </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Relay Rules <ul><li>The team that first completes all 8 citations correctly will be declared the winner of today’s relay. </li></ul><ul><li>Caveat : Any ambiguities (spacing or otherwise) will be counted as incorrect! </li></ul><ul><li>During play, the professor is the final arbiter as to whether a particular citation answer is correct. </li></ul><ul><li>HAVE FUN! </li></ul>
    6. 6. How To Get a Copy of This Game <ul><li>Email: [email_address] or </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Download at SlideShare.net . </li></ul>
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