Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Strange Case of the Case Method by Deborah Jones Merritt

The Strange Case of the Case Method by Deborah Jones Merritt.

Excerpt:

"I doubt that the method ever achieved as much as it claims, except perhaps for the highest achieving students in a classroom. Today, the method has been quietly subverted to accomplish primarily the fifth goal: instructing students on doctrinal principles. Law schools stake their value on teaching the other four cognitive skills listed above, but we deliver less of that learning than we believe."

(Scott Fruehwald)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2018/07/the-strange-case-of-the-case-method-by-deborah-jones-merritt.html

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