Integrating Professional Identity Formation in Doctrinal Courses

B. V. Madison, WORKSHOP ON TEACHING TECHNIQUES: IMPLEMENTING CARNEGIE AND BEST PRACTICES: CHALLENGING STUDENTS TO DEVELOP PRACTICAL SKILLS AND PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY, Carolina Academic Press, 2011

17 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2011  

Benjamin V. Madison III

Regent University School of Law

Date Written: July 25, 2011

Abstract

Presentation Materials illustrating how law professor has, following the recommendations of Carnegie Foundations Educating Lawyers Report (2007, and Best Practices for Legal Education (2007), integrated exercises, questions, and hypotheticals into doctrinal course (civil procedure) to challenge students to consider "what kind of lawyer they want to be," what are their values, how they will handle temptations to compromise value, and the importance of preparing to know one's sense of a professional set of guidelines one will follow, to ensure one's own satisfaction as a lawyer -- and to develop professional reputation worthy of respect.

Keywords: professionalism, professional identity, pedagogy, ethics, law, teaching, civil procedure, character, values

JEL Classification: I00, K00, K10, K19, K20, K21, K22, K23, K29, K30, K31, K39, K4, K40, K41, K49, Z00

Suggested Citation

Madison, Benjamin V., Integrating Professional Identity Formation in Doctrinal Courses (July 25, 2011). B. V. Madison, WORKSHOP ON TEACHING TECHNIQUES: IMPLEMENTING CARNEGIE AND BEST PRACTICES: CHALLENGING STUDENTS TO DEVELOP PRACTICAL SKILLS AND PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY, Carolina Academic Press, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1967631

Benjamin V. Madison III (Contact Author)

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