Procedure has always been the bete noire of the law school teacher. No other subject has developed such divergent opinions or such endless debates. None recurs with such periodic frequency and in no field of legal pedagogy has discussion seemed so barren of results. Three different general sessions of the Association of American Law Schools during the last ten years have been devoted largely or wholly to the subject of teaching procedure, and yet no substantial progress seems to have been made toward a standardized scheme of treatment. Individual teachers and schools have their individual views and policies, and they go their own ways little affected by the views and policies of others.
Sunderland, Edson R. "An Inquiry Concerning the Functions of Procedure in Legal Education." W. Va. L. Q. 29 (1923): 77-96. (Originally published under the same title in Mich. L. Rev. 21 (1923): 372-92.)