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The Work Of A Cuny Law Student: Simulation And The Experiential Learning Process, Vanessa Merton Jan 1990

The Work Of A Cuny Law Student: Simulation And The Experiential Learning Process, Vanessa Merton

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The work you do as part of a simulation is selectively, but not exactly, the same as what you would do as a lawyer confronted with a comparable problem. By drastically shortening the time frame of the actual process, the simulation allows you to experience the consequences of your choices relatively quickly. In a simulation, you are asked to assume certain roles, and to engage in a variety of tasks, some in-role and some out-of-role (except for the ubiquitous role of "law student").