A Student's Guide to Law School: What Counts, What Helps, and What Matters
University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming
11 Pages Posted: 10 Aug 2011 Last revised: 9 Oct 2013
Date Written: October 15, 2013
This book is a guide to what matters in law school: the legal reasoning skills that are taught and tested in traditional law school classes, and the practical skills that students will need when they begin their careers.
The excerpt attached here is Chapter 13, "Judgment Calls," which explains how lawyers and law students develop good practical judgment through reflection on their experiences.
The book's introduction is also available online, at the University of Chicago Press website.
Keywords: law school, legal education, legal reasoning, lawyering, legal ethics, judgment, practical reasoning
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