Teaching the Newly Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Values in a Changing World, Section C: The Relational Skills of the Law, Subsection 1: Teaching Relational Skills: The Evidence
Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., Lexis 2015, Forthcoming).
9 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Date Written: February 23, 2015
The dismal data on the public’s opinion of lawyers, as well as studies on the personality strengths of those attracted to the law, suggest that law students are not likely to excel in these areas. This section focuses on the need to explicitly train students in these “relational” skills in law school courses.
Keywords: relational skills, legal education
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation