Helping Students Develop a Humanistic Philosophy of Lawyering
Western New England University School of Law
December 21, 2011
Journal of Legal Writing Vol. 12, p. 141, 2006
This Article considers the need to help students develop a cohesive philosophy of lawyering and suggests some ideas and methods to help introduce these concepts and concerns to students. Although this Article focuses primarily on aspects of the legal research and writing curriculum and pedagogy as well as professional development programs that can enhance the curriculum, the concepts are applicable and transferable to other subjects and courses. The purpose of this Article is to explore the issues raised by a conscious decision to help students consider and develop a beneficial philosophy of lawyering in areas including the development of legal research and writing curriculum and professional development programs.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 30
Keywords: lawyering skills, legal research and writing, legal education
Date posted: December 21, 2011