Is 'Thinking Like a Lawyer' Really What We Want to Teach?
Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 1, p. 91, 2002
18 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2006
This article argues that the phrase thinking like a lawyer assumes that other professions don't have their own ways of approaching problems and that law schools only need to teach how lawyers think, rather than how lawyers do what they do. It suggests that law schools should do much more than just teach law students how to think.
Keywords: legal education, lawyers, attorneys, higher education
JEL Classification: K00
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Rapoport, Nancy B., Is 'Thinking Like a Lawyer' Really What We Want to Teach?. Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Vol. 1, p. 91, 2002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=936248
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