Thursday, August 17, 2017

Does Academic Success Correlate with Professional Success?: A Comment

A study a couple of years ago from UVA concluded that American colleges are not teaching critical thinking skills. Law schools must teach these skills, or their students will graduate without having the skills necessary to be effective lawyers. Basic cognitive skills are even more important than practice skills because they provide the foundation for practice skills.  This is why I wrote my legal reasoning and professional identity books.  (here)

(Scott Fruehwald)

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