Did you do a clinic in regulation college? Was it a helpful expertise?

Query of the Week

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Within the newest Authorized Rebels podcast, the ABA Journal talked to Rodney Smolla, who introduced a larger emphasis on experiential studying to each Washington and Lee Faculty of Legislation and Widener College Delaware Legislation Faculty, the place he’s now dean.

This system Smolla began at Washington and Lee in 2009—elective when he instituted it, now obligatory—eliminates third-year coursework in trade for experiential studying targeted on professionalism, ethics, civility in observe, civic engagement and professional bono service.

However experiential studying within the type of regulation college clinics has been round for many years at regulation faculties everywhere in the nation, Smolla acknowledges.

This week, we’d prefer to ask: Did you do a clinic in regulation college? Was it a helpful expertise? What sort of clinic did you take part in, and what abilities did you be taught that you just’ve taken into your profession at present?

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Take a look at final week’s query: What do you do along with your cellphone when you’re in courtroom?

And look at a few of final week’s solutions from Fb, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Featured reply:

Posted by Russel Beers on LinkedIn:

“Preserve mine on silent. It’s nonetheless superb the variety of telephones that go off whereas courtroom is in session. I at all times hope that some decide takes the offending get together’s machine away. Most are extra sympathetic.”

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