A Professor Who Demands That His Students Use Reason

Healthy Republic, Katie Petrick: If you talk about your “feelings” in one introductory law class at Faulkner University, you must cluck like a chicken.

After seeing a regression of intelligent responses for the past seven years, Adam J. MacLeod, associate professor of law at the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, decided to inform his students of a few ground rules in his Foundations of Law class. Two weeks into the fall semester, MacLeod read a speech to his students about his observations with millennial students. He stated that his students want to learn, but that they simply have not been educated in logical reasoning, critical thinking, or basic American history. The Foundations of Law course was created specifically as a remedial course for first-year law students.  The rest is here.