A First Step Toward Introducing Emotional Intelligence into the Law School Curriculum: The 'Emotional Intelligence and the Clinic Student Class'
Paul J. Cain
Northern Illinois University
Legal Education Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2004
This article describes an externship class offered at the University of Denver focusing on emotional intelligence. It describes emotional intelligence and its importance to the law school curriculum; the goals and preconceptions of the author in offer the class; and the organization, methodology and materials used in teaching the class. Further, it discussed the students' reaction to the class and how the students scored on an emotional intelligence instrument. Finally, the article discusses what modifications the author would make to the course.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19
Keywords: emotional intelligence, curriculum, law school
Date posted: September 25, 2008