Friday, September 20, 2013
One of the best ways of improving legal education is to integrate skills into doctrinal courses. Professor Sarah E. Ricks has written an article on this subject, Integrating the Teaching of Doctrine and Skills: An Example Intended to Stimulate Ideas for Your Own Class.
This short piece is intended to generate ideas for integrating the teaching of skills in doctrinal classes. Simulating how lawyers use doctrine in practice can deepen students’ understanding of doctrine and of stimulate thinking about their future professional roles.