Beyond the Socratic Class: Helping Prepare Practice-Ready Students by Incorporating Client Interviews in the 1L LRW Class

The Learning Curve (Summer 2015)

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2682660

4 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2015

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O.J. Salinas

University of North Carolina School of Law

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

Law schools throughout the country are looking for additional ways to help make their students “practice-ready.”

This article examines how interviewing and client counseling exercises can be incorporated into a 1L legal research and writing course to expand the experiential learning opportunities available to 1L students.

Keywords: experiential learning, experiential, practice-ready, Carnegie, counseling, counsel, interview, interviewing, legal research and writing, legal writing, clinical skills, clinical

Suggested Citation

Salinas, O.J., Beyond the Socratic Class: Helping Prepare Practice-Ready Students by Incorporating Client Interviews in the 1L LRW Class (2015). The Learning Curve (Summer 2015), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2682660, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2682660

O.J. Salinas (Contact Author)

University of North Carolina School of Law ( email )

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road
CB #3380
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380
United States

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